Teaching with Current Events
Read breaking news related to the Bill of Rights, gathered by Institute staff every school day, from reputable news sources across the country. Our news stories are chosen with young people in mind and on the basis of ease of use in the classroom, clarity of the constitutional issue, and neutral presentation. Most-clicked headlines are below, and you can find more stories grouped by constitutional principle on the menu to the left.
Hernandez Lawyers Fear Jurors After Fame
Source: The Boston Globe
Court Sides With Police On Search
Source: Valley News
U.S. Board: Federal Law On High-Speed Rail Trumps State Environmental Lawsuits
Source: The Fresno Bee
Will Eric Garner Grand Jury Protesters Demonstrate at the Staten Island Mall?
Source: Staten Island News
Lawsuit Regarding Prayer at School Board Meetings Dismissed
Source: WISTV 10 Columbia
Justice Department Backs Down in Fight Over Press Freedom
Source: East Idaho News
Property Rights vs. Neighbors’ Rights
Source: The Cherokee Ledger-News
Judge: Obama’s Immigration Move Unconstitutional
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