Judicial Branch Education Resources

The Supreme Court of Ohio & the Visitor Education Center

Supreme Court Visitor Education Center
Tours of the Moyer Judicial Center & the Visitor Education Center
Observing Supreme Court Oral Arguments
Guide to Observing Oral Arguments NEW!
School Transportation Grants

NEW CASE!Under Advisement: Ohio Supreme Court Cases On Demand
FREE lesson plans designed to align with Ohio’s Learning Standards for the High School American Government Curriculum. Over three or four class sessions, teachers will lead students through an in-depth study of an already-decided Ohio Supreme Court case utilizing original materials.
NEW!The Human Cannonball's Flight through the Courts
FREE lesson plan aligned with Ohio's Learning Standards for the Fourth and Eighth Grade Social Studies and Fourth through Eighth Grade English Language Arts curricula. Over multiple class sessions, students learn about a real legal dispute between a man who performed a human cannonball act and an Ohio television station that broadcast the full performance.
NEW!Ohio's Pride: Art in the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center
FREE lesson plan aligned with Ohio’s Learning Standards for the Fourth Grade Social Studies and Visual Art curricula. This lesson can be easily adapted for other grade levels dealing with primary sources, artwork, or Ohio history.
Printed Materials

Justice Case Files Graphic Novels & Lesson Plans
The Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Judicial System - (PDF | View using Issuu | Order )
Bookmarks Order
Grand Jury Duty in Ohio

Video Resources

How Does Ohio's Court System Work?
Ohio's Three Branches of Government NEW!
A Day in the Life of the Supreme Court of Ohio
An Introduction to Ohio's Court System
The Role of State Courts: Produced by the National Center for State Courts
Jury Service in Ohio
Grand Jury Duty in Ohio
Welcome to the Courts: Produced by Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
Ohio Civics Education
Ohio On Trial: Mapp v Ohio NEW!

Online Resources

Court News Ohio: Online News Bureau of the Ohio Judicial Branch
Legal Glossary: Alphabetical Listing of Legal Terms

Other Programs

Off-Site Court Program
Forum on the Law Lecture Series
iCivics Ohio
Ohio Centerfor Law-Related Education
Law and Leadership Institute, LLC