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Teachers Law School  

Teachers Law School is presented by the Orange County Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education.

 2021- Tinker v. Des Moines: Student Engagement and the First Amendment

 

Featured Speaker: Mary Beth Tinker


Agenda with Resources Google Folder


2020 - Constitutional Constants During Time of Crisis


Featured Speaker: Dr. Ralph Young

Agenda with Resources Google Document
Lesson Application Google Document


2019 - Korematsu, Courts and the Classroom

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Tanforan Assembly Center, line to mess hall

Korematsu v. United States, 1944
Featured Speakers:

  • Presentation by Assistant U.S. Attorney Vibhav Mittal
  • Presentation United States Probation Officer Greg Vidana
  • Hon. Josephine L Staton, Judge, US District Court
  • Hon. David O. Carter, Judge, US District Court
  • Magistrate Courtrooms - Presentation by Hon. John D. Early, U.S. Magistrate Judge
  • Hon. Kirk Nakamura, Presiding Judge, OC Superior Court
  • Hon. Joanne Motoike, Presiding Judge, OC Juvenile Court
  • Michael Maguire, Esq. National President of ABOTA


Agenda Google Document

Planning Template Google Document 


 2018 - Civics Content for the Classroom

 

Mr. and Mrs. Mendez

Mendez, et al v. Westminister [sic] School District of Orange County, et al, 1946
Featured Speakers:

  • Judge Charles Margines, Presiding Judge, Orange County Superior Court
  • Judge Maria D. Hernandez, Former Presiding Judge, Orange County Superior Court, Juvenile Division
  • Justice William W. Bedsworth, 4th District Court of Appeal
  • Justice Kathleen E. O’Leary, Presiding Justice, Fourth District, Third Division, California Court of Appeal
    Justice Raymond J. Ikola, Justice of the Fourth District, Third Division of the California Court of
    Appeal Justice Richard D. Fybel, Justice of the Fourth District, Third Division of the California Court of Appeal
  • Michael P. Maguire, Vice President of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Special Guest, Gonzalo Mendez, Jr.

Agenda Google Document
Mendez Lesson Google Document
2017 - Civics Content for the Classroom
 

 Erwin Chemerinsky

Featured Speakers:

  • Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of University of California Berkeley School of Law
  • Judge Charles Margines, Presiding Judge, Orange County Superior Court
  • Judge Maria D. Hernandez, Presiding Judge, Orange County Superior Court, Juvenile Division
  • Justice Kathleen E. O’Leary, Presiding Justice, Fourth District, Third Division, California Court of Appeal
  • Justice Raymond J. Ikola, Justice of the Fourth District, Third Division of the California Court of Appeal
  • Justice Richard D. Fybel, Justice of the Fourth District, Third Division of the California Court of Appeal
  • Michael P. Maguire, Vice President of the American Board of Trial Advocates

    Agenda Google Document