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Mini Court: Mock Trial Activities for Grades K - 2 

The New Jersey State Bar Foundation is proud to provide the "Mini-Court Teacher's Guide" for grades K-2. This free booklet features one five-day lesson plan for grades K-1 and another for grade 2. The purpose is to help teach young children about the legal system. Prepared by New Jersey elementary school teachers and lawyers, the lesson plans are designed to be easy and fun to use in class.


Mini-Court is sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and is made possible by funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey.

The Mini-Court booklet (third edition) can be downloaded and printed from this website by clicking on the link below.

This program helps to fulfill New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.