AP US Government~ teaching about the Courts

I only worked on HALF the manual, and this part wasn’t my half, but I wanted to advise about the tremendous amount available on the FJC website (Federal Judiciary Center) and the ABA website.   I just returned (June 2011) from a very informative and invigorating workshop put on jointly by these two groups and was struck with how much they provide of which  I had only scratched the surface.

But here are a few good links:

http://www.fjc.gov/

(this one is worth a lot of exploration- there is much more on it than I realized until I met some of the people involved last week.)

GREAT Linda Greenhouse article on Citizens United and Buckley v Valeo
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/over-the-cliff/?emc=eta1

http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/06/final-october-term-2010-stat-pack-available/

http://www.americanbar.org/advocacy.html

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