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Texas Young Lawyers Association

Vote America

Today, every adult American citizen regardless of race, gender, religion or socio-economic background has the opportunity to vote. The dreams of our founding fathers, propounded by action, gave us the right to change, the right to be heard, and the right to vote. However, this was not always so. To remind us of our civic duty, Vote America! educates students about the heroic efforts made for equality and democracy; the struggles of the civil rights era, passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the 15th, 19th, and 26th amendments to the U.S.

American Juror

This website is dedicated to informing Texas citizens about jury service. Below you will find links to specific information regarding jury service, tips for reporting and serving as a juror, frequently asked questions, detailed information on the trial process, as well as a glossary containing definitions of common words used before and during jury trials. To the right is a 15-minute video that you may watch to learn about the role of jury service in our American system of justice. We appreciate your interest in this important civic duty.

They Had A Dream Too Teachers Guide

They had a Dream Too: Young Leaders of the Civil Rights Movementis an 11th and 12th grade curriculum project. This project was produced by the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) and made possible by a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation. They Had a Dream Too: Young Leaders of the Civil Rights Movementconsists of a 28 minute film highlighting the achievement of a few of the thousands of young people who made a difference in the 1950s and 1960s when the struggle for civil rights reached its peak in the United States.

They Had A Dream Too Video

They had a Dream Too: Young Leaders of the Civil Rights Movementis an 11th and 12th grade curriculum project. This project was produced by the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) and made possible by a grant from the Texas Bar Foundation. They Had a Dream Too: Young Leaders of the Civil Rights Movementconsists of a 28 minute film highlighting the achievement of a few of the thousands of young people who made a difference in the 1950s and 1960s when the struggle for civil rights reached its peak in the United States.

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