Welcome to the spring 2017 edition of LRE News!
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Welcome to LRE News! We hope this newsletter is a useful tool for you. It was created to provide information on LRE news, programs and events for those involved with LRE programs. Suggestions and feedback are always welcome.

national news

Celebrate Constitution Day 2017 – Observed on September 18
Constitution Day is normally observed on September 17 each year. That date falls on a Sunday this year so it is to be celebrated the day after – September 18. Read More »

state news
It’s Back … the 2017 SC Supreme Court Institute
The SC Bar and SC Supreme Court are hosting the SC Supreme Court Institute June 12-16, in Columbia, SC. The Institute is for middle and high school teachers who teach social studies, US government and history. Read More »

LRE Awards and Recognitions
The school year cannot come to a close without recognizing some outstanding individuals for their accomplishments with Law Related Education programs.  Read More »

Upcoming Competition Dates
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Don’t Forget to Submit Your Teacher Time Tracking Form!
The LRE Division appreciates all of the time and dedication given to the Mock Trial program. We know your students and their parents appreciate your commitment to the team, and your school would not be able to participate in Mock Trial competitions without great teachers like you. Read More »

High School Mock Trial – Results and BIG Thank You
The 2017 High School Mock Trial season is coming to a close, but not before recognizing our champion and runner-up.Read More »

Mock Trial Coaches’ Manual for Attorneys and Teachers
Looking for a resource to help you with Mock Trial? The Mock Trial Coaches’ Manual for Attorneys and Teachers is a fabulous reference manual for coaches of all experience levels. Read More »

Law for Young Adults Resource Available
Law for Young Adults is a comprehensive resource with over 30 topics relating to teenagers turning into adults, helpful for use in the classroom or for students to consult directly.Read More »

Upcoming Events

Project Citizen
Training, Sept. 20

Mock Trial: Middle and High
Training, Sept. 14
Webinars, Always Accessible

Law for Teachers
Webinars, Always Accessible

For more upcoming events, click here to visit our website.


LRE Staff

Cynthia H. Cothran
LRE Director
Oversees all programs

Marian Kirk
LRE Program Coordinator II
Supports all programs and competitions

Donald N. Lanier
LRE Manager
Supports Community Works, Mock Trial, Street Law, Foundations of Democracy, School Resource Officer Trainings and We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution

LRE programs are made possible with the support of the South Carolina Bar Foundation's IOLTA grant and the South Carolina Bar.