Nominate by March 3
Honor a lawyer, law-related professional, or lay person who has made significant contributions to the advancement or improvement of the justice system or the betterment of the legal profession in New Jersey. Nominate HERE.
Apply by January 31
New Jersey County and Specialty Bar Associations are invited to apply for “Court Night” funding to honor Law Day. Apply HERE.
Apply by January 27
New Jersey non-profit organizations are invited to apply for cosponsorship grants for law-related projects. Webinar (Jan. 11) registration, cosponsorship applications and more information: HERE.
Law Fair/Law Adventure Deadline January 31
Help fulfill NJ’s new civics education requirements by writing an original mock trial case with your students. Civics curriculum guides, competition rules booklets and more can be downloaded HERE.
The History of the New Jersey Law Center
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.
Part of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s mission is to foster increased knowledge of the law and the legal system for New Jersey residents. To achieve this mission, the NJSBF offers annual grants to other nonprofit organizations to support law-related programs...
The winter 2023 edition of The Legal Eagle is now available. The Legal Eagle’s winter issue contains articles on social media bans, corporal punishment and environmental protection issues. A PDF of the winter issue can be downloaded or individual articles can be read...
The New Jersey State Bar Foundation has updated one of its most popular publications—Law Points For Senior Citizens (4th Edition). This 76-page booklet is printed in large type and is set up in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format. The fourth edition of the...
The New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s annual mock trial competitions are a shining example of how legal and education communities come together to provide interactive learning experiences for high school students outside of the classroom. Using an original case the...
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