Lesson Plans and Resources

Judges in the Classroom is like a Speakers Bureau, as teachers may choose to invite judges to present as part of their curriculum. Judicial Officers are also prepared to engage students in the lessons listed below, which are adapted from a similar program in the State of Washington.

Elementary School
Introduction to the Judicial Branch: No Animals Allowed
5th Grade: Salem Witch Trial

Middle School
Salem Witch Trial
Introduction to the Judicial Branch: No Vehicles Allowed

High School
Introduction to the Judicial Branch: No Vehicles Allowed
Landmark Case: Riley vs. California
Accompanying Powerpoint



About the Program
Program Flyer



Request a Judge to Visit
Lesson Plans and Resources
 

For Judges



Volunteer to Visit
 

Questions



Contact:
JudicialOutreach@jud.ca.gov
 

Judges in the Classroom in California is adapted from the Washington State Courts program by the same name.