Discovering Justice Educational Programs

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We believe civics should be an essential component of a student’s education—as early as kindergarten. Our in-school, after school, field trips, and summer programs offer K-12 students a chance to learn about the justice system, practice the skills to navigate it, and explore pathways to engage effectively in civic life.

Children Discovering Justice Curriculum / Grades K-2

Students learn about fairness, community, responsibility, and themes of civics and justice.

In-School Mock Trial Mini Units / Grades 1-5

Students learn and practice important civic and academic skills by taking on a case!

Moakley Courthouse Field Trips / Grades K-8

Students tour the Moakley U.S. Courthouse and participate in a mock trial in a real courtroom.

Mock Trial & Mock Appellate After School Program / Grades 6-8

A team of students become lawyers as they take on a case!

Topics Program / Grades 6-12

Students explore current issues in our democracy with legal experts and community advocates, facilitated by Discovering Justice staff.

Moakley Courthouse Tours / Grades K-12 & General Public

Get a unique look at the majestic, award winning landmark that is the Moakley Courthouse.

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