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2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute

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Jul 10, 2017 – 9:00 AM

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2017 Supreme Court Update Regional Summer Institute - July 10-12, 2017 This three-day institute is designed to promote a greater understanding of the Supreme Court of the United States and its roles in American government.    FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS Learn how and why the U.S. Supreme Court hears certain cases.  Examine the facts, constitutional questions, and precedents for two decisions from the October 2016 term. Learn how judicial decisions affect state and federal public policy. Interact with IIT Chicago-Kent law professors, former U.S. Supreme Court clerks, and other legal experts who will share their perspectives and demonstrate ways in which resource people can support classroom teaching. Acquire practical experience in interactive strategies helpful for teaching students to discuss and deliberate controversial issues and promote their understanding of the Supreme Court and its cases. Receive classroom-ready lessons for teaching historical and current U.S. Supreme Court decisions Earn up to 18 Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) for the institute.  Participants will receive curriculum materials, continental breakfast, and lunch each day.     HOTEL ACCOMMODATION A block of rooms have been held at Club Quarters Hotel on Adams Street, within walking distance of the institute site. Contact CRFC to be included in the hotel rooming list. CRFC will reimburse participants up to $200 for lodging and travel expenses for participants from outside the Metropolitan Chicago area.   CONTACT For more information, contact:                       Dee Runaas at runaas@crfc.org or (312) 663-9057 x203     CRFC gratefully acknowledges the Chicago-Kent School of Law and ISCOTUS for hosting this institute.    

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