Mock Trial Winner
Princeton Day School of Mercer County won the annual Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition state title on March 20. Mendham High School of Morris County placed second. More HERE.
Winners of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s High School Courtroom Artist Contest received awards during the Mock Trial Finals held on March 20 at the New Jersey Law Center. Read more HERE.
Registration is Open
This free, half-day, informative event addresses issues related to the disabled community and their caregivers will be held virtually and in-person at the New Jersey Law Center. Read more and register to attend HERE.
Apply by June 1
To promote law-related initiatives in schools, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation will award mini-grants of $500 to ten schools. Educators who have attended an NJSBF Peer Mediation Training are eligible to apply HERE.
New Jersey Law Center History
Check out the video of Vincent J. Apruzzese, Esq., a former NJSBF President, who led the drive to build the New Jersey Law Center, telling the story of how the building came about. The Foundation’s high school mock trial competition is named after Mr. Apruzzese. In this oral history, titled The History of the Law Center, Mr. Apruzzese takes you through the process which culminated in The New Jersey Law Center becoming one of the premiere centers for law-related education in the nation for the public and attorneys. Click here to watch the 23-minute video.
Informing the Public: NJSBF Educates and Enlightens
Part of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s mission is to educate New Jersey residents on the law and legal system. To achieve this mission, the NJSBF works with other organizations to sponsor law-related conferences and publications to help people of all ages and...
Check Out Latest Post to NJSBF’s Civics Blog on the Speaker of the House
If you happened to see the 2023 Speaker of the House election process—whether through snippets on the evening news, or maybe you watched the coverage on CSPAN—take heart, because this wasn’t the longest battle to see who would lead the U.S. House of Representatives....
Check Out Winter 2023 Edition of Respect, NJSBF’s Diversity Newsletter
The winter 2023 edition of Respect, the Foundation's diversity newsletter is now available. Respect’s winter issue contains articles on the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs decision, book banning and using rap lyrics as evidence in a criminal trial. A PDF of the...
Teaching Kids About The Law
Part of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s mission is to be a resource for educators by providing civics and law-related materials for classroom use. To help achieve this mission, NJSBF produces two publications—The Legal Eagle, and Respect. Each issue is a...