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Constitution Day

Judge, attorneys take in juror experiences

Judge, attorneys take in juror experiences

EAST CHICAGO | Six former jurors shared thoughts on their experiences in the criminal court system during a Constitution Day program in the East Chicago court building.

September 17, 2014 3:47 pm Photos

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ACLU raising awareness of its mission

ACLU raising awareness of its mission

As the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the organization joins ACLU affiliates nationwide aiming to be more proactive in its mission, Executive Director Jane Henegar said. 

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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ACLU raising awareness of its mission

ACLU raising awareness of its mission

Lake County Superior Court Judge John Pera speaks to schoolchildren during a Constitution Day observance Sept. 17 sponsored by the Indiana Supreme Court.

October 08, 2013 12:55 pm
ACLU raising awareness of its mission

ACLU raising awareness of its mission

Fourth-graders at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point observe Constitution Day on Sept. 17, the day the U.S. Constitution was signed in 1787.

October 08, 2013 12:52 pm
St. Mary's School celebrates Constitution Day

St. Mary's School celebrates Constitution Day

CROWN POINT | Constitution Day is celebrated every year on September 17 to honor the day the 39 delegates signed the U.S. Constitution. Judge John Pera was a guest speaker in the fourth grade classrooms at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point on Monday, September 16, 2013. He sp…

September 19, 2013 1:19 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: We the People provides essential civics education

GUEST COMMENTARY: We the People provides essential civics education

As we mark today's observance of Constitution Day, I’m happy to say a national civics education program with a strong Hoosier presence is helping students at all grade levels see the U.S. Constitution in a whole new light.

September 17, 2012 12:00 am

Constitution Day still has meaning for the U.S. 225 years later

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility ... do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United States of America.”

September 16, 2012 12:00 am

Ivy Tech Northwest hosts Constitution Day programs

The campuses of Ivy Tech Northwest in Gary, Valparaiso and East Chicago will celebrate Constitution Day with guest speakers, voter registration, and free Constitution fact books to attendees.

September 16, 2011 12:00 am

Weekend diversions and 9/11 memories in the U.S.A.

What a difference a week makes. Last weekend we were sweltering in a late summer heat wave and scrambled as best we could to find some shade and cool. By Labor Day, milder temperatures prevailed.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am

ANDREA NEAL: Constitution should be our guiding document

As a teacher of U.S. history, I'd like to see both of these Tea Party-inspired ideas become an automatic part of the lawmaking process. If only the U.S. Senate would join the House of Representatives in a bipartisan statement that, yes, the Constitution not only matters but is the lens throu…

January 05, 2011 12:00 am
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