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Do you need resources to teach your students about the Judicial Branch? The U.S. Courts will offer free workshops in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau in July, 2016. These annual workshops are always highly rated by participating teachers. Attendance is free, but space is limited. Click HERE to reserve your spot today.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
The Living World, at the Saint Louis Zoo
Free Parking on the Zoo’s North Lot
Mark your calendars for the annual FREE Educator Resource Fair. Meet representatives from a variety of museums and educational organizations and gather materials and resources. To see a list of participating groups click here.
These programs are offered in partnership with OASIS St. Louis. OASIS charges a small administrative fee of $5 for each registration. Contact OASIS at 314.862.4859 ext. 24 to register or for more information, or CLICK HERE to visit their website.
Visit the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse and attend an informative session about the path to U.S. citizenship. Learn about the steps to naturalization, the true meaning of the Oath of Allegiance, and the historical background of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (formerly the INS). Session will conclude with an actual naturalization ceremony. Speakers will include representatives from the USCIS Office, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
This program will take you to the 29-story Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse. You’ll visit the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, an intermediary court in the federal system, and observe an oral argument. You’ll get the opportunity to learn about the appeal process from the Clerk of the Court. The program also includes a short building tour, and many stunning aerial views of downtown St. Louis.
There is still time to register for the final installment of our summer program series. Call OASIS today to sign up for an inside look at the U.S. Courts Library. For the first time ever, the Eighth Circuit Law Library in the Eagleton Courthouse has partnered with OASIS to offer an enriching program for the general public.
Visit the U.S. Courts Library for the Eighth Circuit, on the 22nd floor of the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, and learn about the role of legal research in the law. Participants will also be introduced to some basic research sources and tour the library, which was voted Riverfront Times’ “Best View of Downtown” in 2012.
If teaching about the judicial branch of government is part of your curriculum, then this FREE workshop is for you. Join the United States Courts and the Judicial Learning Center for a full-day of learning at the federal courthouse.
This event is FREE, but a registration is required so that complimentary parking and materials can be provided. Register any time, but please no later than June 28.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: by Friday June 28
To make a reservation, click here
For more information, click here.
Would you like to learn more about what happens at the federal courthouse? If so, please register for one of our adult programs, offered through OASIS St. Louis.
Visit the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, located in the 29-story Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis. District Courts are the trial-level courts of the federal system. Participants will be given the opportunity to observe in a courtroom and meet with several key members of court staff, possibly including a federal judge. Several mini-sessions with guest speakers will be included.
Get an inside look at how the federal courts operate. This program will focus on the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System, and its important role in the judiciary in investigating and supervising defendants and offenders. Participants will hear presentations by a Pretrial Services Officer and a Probation Officer, and will observe relevant hearings in a courtroom, followed by Q & A.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, the U.S. Courts and The Judicial Learning Center will host a national touring exhibition. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s “Freedom Riders” will be displayed on the 3rd Floor of the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse from December 26, 2012 through January 24, 2013.
This exhibition is FREE and open to the public, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., excluding holidays. Click HERE for further information or to register for a group visit.
“Freedom Riders” is a traveling exhibition developed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in partnership with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. Major funding for the traveling exhibition provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Exclusive corporate funding for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is provided by Liberty Mutual. Major funding provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding provided by Lynn Bay Dayton, Rodger & Dawn Nordblom, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers.
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