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LawNow for Teachers
You can incorporate LawNow articles into lesson plans or suggest our publication to your students as a starting point for research on legal topics.
For high school teachers, LawNow articles can supplement topics covered in social studies, legal studies, science, health and CALM classes.
For post-secondary instructors, LawNow articles discuss current legal topics that are applicable beyond just law classes.
If you have questions about how you can incorporate LawNow into your classroom, contact us.
LawNow for Students
LawNow is the perfect jumping off point when researching a legal topic. Our site is searchable, and our columns provide content conveniently organized by subject for easy browsing.
Talk to your teacher or instructor about how to properly cite LawNow. There are many websites available online to help you perfect your citation depending on the citation style required for your assignment. When citing something from LawNow, make sure to properly identify it as an article, an opinion piece, etc.
When your research is done, come back to read more. Reading LawNow is an excellent way to stay informed about the law and current events!
DID YOU KNOW?
LawNow is published by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA).
CPLEA’s goal is to make the law understandable for Albertans. We produce public legal education materials – including information sheets, videos and webinars – to help you learn about the law.
CPLEA’s resources are available for free on our website.