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.
Murder by Cinder Block: Jury Remains Intact, Deliberations Resume
Court Upholds Oakland Truckers’ on-the-job Meals, Breaks
Federal Appeals Court Reviewing NC Abortion Law
Source: WRAL Raleigh
Protesters Will Challenge Washington Redskins Name in Minneapolis Sunday
Source: Star Tribune Minneapolis
Despite Complain, Delaware Public School Coaches Stand by Team Prayers
Source: USA Today
Bill Maher at Cal Controversy Builds
Alabama Legislator Says Amendment Will Protect Gun rights, But Some Aren’t Convinced
Nation Torn on Returning Ebola Workers
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