Public Resources

Law, Youth and Citizenship Program

Mock Trial State Finals

May 13-15, 2018 |  Albany, NY 
Click here for more information. 

PATCH 2018

Law and Civic Education Summer Institutes

Click on the link to register for the location most convenient for you! 

June 26-29, 2018 | Long Island 
July 10, 2018 | Syracuse 
July 11, 2018 | Buffalo 
July 12, 2018 | Manhattan  

42nd Annual Civics and Law Related Education Conference

"The Contours of Student and Faculty Free Speech Rights in a Politically Charged World"

November 16, 2018 | Albany, NY
Click here to see the SAVE THE DATE postcard!  More details will be available soon!

New York Statewide Mock Trial Program

In this educational program, co-sponsored by The New York Bar Foundation, high school students have the opportunity to gain first hand knowledge of civil/criminal law and courtroom procedures. Thousands of students participate each year from all around New York State.  CLICK HERE for information about the 2018 Mock Trial Tournament!

Congratulations to the 2018 Mock Trial Tournament State Champion:

Goshen High School
Region 4 - Orange County

Runner Up:
Brooklyn Technical High School
Region 6 - Kings County  

Mock Trial 101 Program Training Video  

Download training videos designed to give Mock Trial teams a competitive edge - whether they are first-year teams or experienced participants.  Mock Trial 101 is part of the award-winning NYSBA Youth Empowering Youth Program honored by the American Bar Association as one of the winners of the ABA's 2007 Outstanding Law Day Activity Award.  Click here to view the video.