Law Related Education (LRE) serves as a tool to help youth connect their values to civic participation and become the kind of active citizens democracy depends on.
The NHBA Law Related Education Program is directed by the Law Related Education Coordinator. The program serves thousands of New Hampshire students and teachers. LRE provides curriculum, classroom resources, educational opportunities, interactive projects with attorneys, law firms and schools across New Hampshire.
Share Your Knowledge and Further Civics Education in New Hampshire
For more than seven decades, the NH Bar Association has organized and sponsored programming designed to increase civics knowledge among New Hampshire students, with the help of volunteer attorneys.
- We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
We the People promotes civic competence and responsibility among the nation’s elementary and secondary students.
- Project Citizen
Project Citizen promotes competent and responsible participation in state and local government.
- When Love Hurts: Rights, Responsibilities, Realities
This program brings lawyers and judges into classrooms around the state to teach students about the warning signs and consequences of dating violence and where they can find help.
- Law Day: A Lawyer and Judge in Every School
A Lawyer & Judge in Every School pairs attorneys and judges with classrooms throughout the state to discuss concepts of law, rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
- Beyond High School: High School visits by attorneys provide an opportunity for you to explore with High School seniors and juniors who will graduate early areas of the Beyond High School book that you are comfortable with or an overview of the book with students in a classroom or auditorium setting.
- Constitution Day
Constitution Day provides students with educational programs about the history and signing of the Constitution.
- Civics in Action
Volunteer attorneys are needed to introduce students to their role as citizens ad increase their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.
- Mock Trial