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 from Kalamazoo Murder Trial
Source: WKZO Kalamazoo
Lawyer David Cornwell discusses ‘Due Process’ Issues for Ray Rice Following Indefinite Suspension
Source: The Baltimore Sun
Protesters Gather at Democratic Party Headquarters, Call for Immigration Reform
Source: The Arizona Republic
Freedom From Religion Foundation Says No Group Should be Allowed to Leaflet in Public Schools
Source: The Greenfield Daily Reporter
Neo-Nazi Candidate Must be Heard, Foes Say
Source: The Courier-Journal
Right-to-Die Conference in Chicago Draws Protest
Source: CBS Chicago
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