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.
Juror Dismissed in Mendota Heights cop Killing Trial
Source: The Grand Forks Herald
Supreme Court Sides with Teva in Drug Dispute
Source: ABC News
Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama’s Same-sex Marriage Ban
Vote this Week Could Put Marijuana Petition on April Ballot
Source: KWCH 12 Wichita
Report: Muslim Woman Suing Dearborn Heights Police Department for Religious Discrimination
North Dakota Lawmakers Look at Expanding Gun Rights
Source: WDAZ 8 Fargo
Fracking Bans Could Affect Retirees Relying on Mineral Rights
Source: CBS Denver
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