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Law Related Education Programs

Foundations of Democracy

Foundations of Democracy is an interdisciplinary curriculum developed by the Center for Civic Education. It is based on concepts fundamental to understanding constitutional democracy — authority, privacy, justice and responsibility.

Violence in the Schools: Developing Prevention Plans
Drugs in the Schools: Preventing Substance Abuse

These interdisciplinary programs are part of the Exercises in Participation Series developed by the Center for Civic Education for upper elementary and middle school students. In each program students examine an important current problem and present their action plan to an audience of students and adults.

Bobby and the Court Designated Worker

Bobby and the Court Designated Worker is an interactive classroom presentation on Kentucky juvenile law that focuses on preventing shoplifting. A coloring book is available at no cost for elementary grades. The Division of Law Related Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts created the program.

Under 18: Under the Law

Developed by the Division of Law Related Education, Under 18: Under the Law is an interactive video that focuses on the landmark juvenile justice case of Gerald Gault and the Kentucky Unified Juvenile Code. Under 18: Under the Law airs annually on Kentucky Educational Television.

Street Law: A Course in Practical Law

Widely used in all 50 states, this landmark volume was developed by Street Law Inc. and is the basis for similar courses around the world. The text covers criminal, tort, consumer, family and housing law as well as individual rights. The student edition features case studies, role-playing, photos and a “Where You Live” feature. The appendix provides the complete U.S. Constitution, state-by-state laws and information on law-related careers.