Program Descriptions


  • Join us for the Seminar Series: Current Topics in Law, offered in partnership with OASIS St. Louis.  For Winter/Spring 2017, we will offer a special 3-part series on “Memory and the Law.

    • Friday, Feb 24, 2017.  False Identification in Criminal Cases
    • Friday, Mar 24, 2017.  False and Coerced Confessions in Criminal Cases
    • Friday, Apr 28, 2017.  Digital Memory and its Effect on Evidence and Discovery in Civil Cases
    • Click HERE for more information.
  • The Judicial Learning Center and the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse are open to the public, Monday – Friday. Visitors are always welcome.
  • The Judicial Learning Center often hosts touring exhibitions at the courthouse.  Check back for more information.


  • Citizenship in the Nation Merit Badge Skill Centers.

    • St. Louis – Friday, July 7, 2017. Click HERE.
    • Cape Girardeau – Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Click HERE.

    Courthouse tours are also appropriate for Boy Scouts.

  • Inside Government badge program for Girl Scouts.
    • St. Louis – Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Click HERE.

    Courthouse tours are also appropriate for Girl Scouts.


  • Each summer, The Judicial Learning Center hosts a FREE Summer Teacher Institute about the Judicial Branch.

    • Cape Girardeau – Monday, July 17, 2017.  Click HERE.
    • St. Louis – Wednesday & Thursday, July 18-20, 2017. Click HERE.
    • HOMESCHOOL EDUCATORS – St. Louis – Tuesday, August 1, 2017.  Click HERE.
  • The Judicial Learning Center will have a booth at the FREE Spring Educator Resource Fair in April 2016.  The event will be held at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. All are welcome.



  • The Judicial Learning Center offers CLE programs from time to time.
  • The Danforth-Eagleton Lecture is named in honor of former Senator John Danforth and the late Senator Thomas Eagleton, namesake of the federal courthouse in St. Louis.