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Do you want to better understand your rights and responsibilities as a student?
As a teacher, are you eager to enhance your curriculum with trusted information on specific law topics?

Some of our publications developed specifically for educators and students are listed below. Also, you can choose from our complete listing of close to 30 different types of free publications by using the Publication Order Form or calling 1-800-FREE LAW.

Publications are available in print format and some in Spanish, Braille and on audio CD, as indicated on the Publication Order Form; many are available to view in PDF or to listen to directly online as indicated below.

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CONSTITUTION & THE BILL OF RIGHTS

  • Bill of Rights Bulletin This newsletter, for grades 4 and up, is packed with informative articles on the Bill of Rights and US Constitution.
  • Constitutionally New Jersey Newsletter for grades 4 and up that focuses on the New Jersey Constitution and is a companion piece to the Bill of Rights Bulletin. AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY
  • Historical Documents of New Jersey and the United States - AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY

STUDENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Child Custody for Educators and School Mental Health Professionals To order hard copies of this publication, contact the Bergen County Bar Foundation at 201-488-0433 or by email at bcbf15@verizon.net.
  • Education Rights of Homeless Students: A Guide for Advocates An Education Law Center publication.
  • Legal Consequences of Substance Abuse Explains how New Jersey's strict drug laws and vigorous enforcement can impact your life. Note: Last updated in 2007; some laws may have changed. AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY.
  • The Right to Special Education in New Jersey  A Guide for Advocates This manual developed by the Education Law Center is designed to help advocates, including parents, obtain special education for children with disabilities residing in New Jersey. AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY
  • Student Discipline Rights and Procedures: A Guide for Advocates An Education Law Center publication. AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY. For the most up-to-date information, it is necessary to download all three PDFs.
  • Students’ Rights Handbook (Fourth Edition) This booklet, written by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey and sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, addresses a variety of rights and responsibilities affecting students in school, including those regarding discrimination, speech and expression, religion, search and seizure, school records and disciplinary procedures.
  • Understanding Public School Residency Requirements: A Guide for Advocates An Education Law Center publication - AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY
  • What You Need to Know About Plagiarism (Third Edition) This publication, created in 2007 and updated in 2009 and 2016, explains plagiarism and its consequences.
  • How to Become a Lawyer AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY
  • Turning 18 in New Jersey AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY

SUBSCRIPTION-BASED PUBLICATIONS

These two Foundation publications are published three times a year. For new subscriptions, use this Publication Order Form. To view back issues, click below. 

 

If you are currently a subscriber and would like to change your quantity or cancel your subscription, please email jmiller@njsbf.org with your information. 

The Legal Eagle

Our popular legal newspaper is distributed to schools and appropriate for grades 5 to 12.

 

Respect

This newsletter highlights the issues of tolerance and diversity and is intended for students in grades 6 to 12.