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The New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) is your connection to understanding New Jersey law. We provide free events, publications and educational programs for students, educators and all New Jersey's citizens.

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RENOWNED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW PROFESSOR LAURENCE TRIBE TO SPEAK AT THE NEW JERSEY LAW CENTER SEPT. 22, 9 a.m.

The New Jersey State Bar Association/New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education presents noted Harvard Law School Professor Tribe on "Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution." Find more information and register here.

NEW JERSEY STATE BAR FOUNDATION SOLICITING CANDIDATES FOR SECRETARY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; STATE BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERS INVITED TO SUBMIT RESUMES FOR CONSIDERATION

Find details here. The current vacancy will be filled by October 2014. 

FOUNDATION'S THIRD ANNUAL LEGAL COMMUNITY JURIED ART SHOW RUNS THROUGH OCTOBER 1

Paintings, sculpture, photography and other works by members of New Jersey's legal community are  on display in and around the Visitors Lounge of the New Jersey Law Center through the first of October. Many works are for sale with partial proceeds going to benefit the Foundation's educational mission.  Sponsored by BCB Community Bank. For more information including purchase information, call Ms. Pellegrino at 732-937-7507.

REGISTER NOW FOR FALL 2014 TEASING AND BULLYING TRAININGS

The Foundation's popular, award-winning training has been updated to meet the growing needs of the education community in New Jersey. First come first served. Find registration and general information here.

REGISTER NOW FOR FALL 2014 TRAININGS IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION, PEER MEDIATION AND CHARACTER EDUCATION

Educators can find all open training dates as well as registration and general information here.

HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL WORKBOOK FOR 2014-2015 READY FOR DOWNLOADING

An overnight school trip turns into a nightmare for a high school senior who leaves the hotel after curfew without permission. Is the student to blame or the teacher and school district? That's the question students will tackle as they take on the roles of lawyers, witnesses and jurors in the 2014-2015 Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition. To download the workbook, which contains the rules, procedures and the new case, and to register for our free, annual Mock Trial Workshop for coaches, click here.

In order to better follow the New Jersey and Federal Rules of Evidence, as well as some of the National High School Mock Trial Championship rules, our Mock Trial Rules of Evidence have been revised beginning with this season. See Parts V and VI of the workbook.

LAW FAIR AND LAW ADVENTURE 2015 COMPETITION RULES BOOKLETS NOW AVAILABLE

For information about Law Fair for grades 3-6, click here. For Law Adventure for grades 7 and 8, click here. Teachers of grades 3-8 can register now for our free annual mock trial workshop on October 20 as well as register their students to attend our free mock trial programs in May, all at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. 

SUMMER 2014 ISSUE OF THE FORUM NEWSLETTER

Find the latest issue of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's newsletter here.   

FOUNDATION PROGRAMS, RESOURCES, PUBLICATIONS AT A GLANCE

Here they are, in one handy info sheet.

ATTORNEY-SPEAKERS NEEDED TO DISCUSS CRIMINAL LAW IN PASSAIC AND BERGEN COUNTIES

Speakers willing to address schools, senior centers and community groups on all aspects of the law are needed, but especially so as above. You can sign up here. Thank you!

 

HELP THE STATE BAR FOUNDATION FULFILL ITS VITAL MISSION TO EDUCATE NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS OF ALL AGES ABOUT THE LAW. 

***Please make a tax-deductible donation today.  Thank you!***

 

Make a TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation

Your generosity will help the Foundation fulfill its vital mission to educate the public about all aspects of the law that affect our daily lives--plus you'll get a head start on tax deductions for 2015. Read about just some of the good work of the Foundation and find a donation form here. Or engrave yourself in the history of the New Jersey Law Center by purchasing a commemorative brick.  See details below.

 

Join the COMMEMORATIVE BRICK CAMPAIGN and be engraved in the history of the New Jersey Law Center!

     For yourself, your family or firm--honor a beloved law professor or pay tribute to a mentor with a gesture that lasts a lifetime.

 

Choose from:

4" X 8" Driveway Brick             

4" X 8" Premium Brick (portico)

8" X 8" Premium Brick (portico)

Engraving: 3 lines per brick

20 characters per line (including spaces)


    For cost information and to purchase now, go here

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Contact Cynthia Pellegrino