30 ABA Journal Civic Education articles.
May 27, 2022 10:53 AM CDT
With the highly anticipated midterm elections about six months away, the ABA is offering some insight into the minds of potential voters. The ABA 2022 Survey of Civic Literacy found that 80% of 1,000 respondents from around the country favor expanding the hours at polling places.
Apr 29, 2022 12:01 AM CDT
Mar 14, 2022 2:52 PM CDT
Florida lawmakers pass ‘Don’t Say Gay,’ anti-woke bills
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign two controversial bills passed by the legislature this week. The “Don’t Say Gay”…
Mar 11, 2022 12:33 PM CST
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Oct 19, 2021 2:29 PM CDT
The ABA’s third annual survey of civic literacy, which assesses the public’s knowledge about the basics of U.S. democracy, also included questions about issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its results were released as part of Law Day.
Apr 29, 2021 2:38 PM CDT
Apr 15, 2021 9:43 AM CDT
As court losses mount for President Donald Trump, his campaign may take another tack: Persuade presidential electors committed to President-elect Joe Biden to switch their votes to Trump. Will it work?
Nov 30, 2020 12:57 PM CST
A Rhode Island federal judge has ruled students in the state have no constitutional right to a civics education, even as he warned of a “deep flaw” in education priorities. Judge William Smith said they seem to recognize “American democracy is in peril.”
Oct 23, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Sep 9, 2020 9:23 AM CDT
“As we approach the 2020 presidential election, many Americans are calling it the most consequential of their lifetime. But all elections are important, whether for school boards, local judges, town councils or the U.S. Senate,” writes ABA President Judy Perry Martinez.
Aug 1, 2020 1:35 AM CDT