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2016

TOP ARIZONA SCHOOLS TO COMPETE IN “WE THE PEOPLE” STATE COMPETITIONS
(December 07, 2016)

TOP ARIZONA SCHOOLS TO COMPETE IN “WE THE PEOPLE” REGIONAL COMPETITION
(December 02, 2016)

Online Article:  Gila Valley youths cast their ballots
(Eastern Arizona Courier, November 04, 2016)

Online Article:  Social studies group salutes Desert Vista High teacher - Dawn Schmidt
(Ahwatukee Foothills News, November 02, 2016)

Online Article:  Local students cast ballots in mock election
(KVOA Tucson News, October 26, 2016)

Hon. Peter Cahill named Craig Awardee
(June 16, 2016)

Online Article:  Supervisors first in state to support free legal clinic
(WMI Central, April 22, 2016)

Online Article:  16-year-old develops app to help students pass Arizona civics test
(azcentral, April 15, 2016)

Online Article:  Apache County judge takes part in mock trials
(White Mountain Independent, March 04, 2016)




2013

Online Article:  Wills for Heroes Prescott Event
(Prescott E-News, November 16, 2013)

Lineweaver Elementary School Recognized Nationally for Public Policy Project
(September 23, 2013)

Lineweaver Elementary School Recognized Nationally for Public Policy Project
(September 23, 2013)

Lineweaver Elementary School Recognized Nationally for Public Policy Project
(September 23, 2013)

Online Article:  FUSD Teachers Win ICivic It Competition
(Florence Reminder and Blade Tribune, September 05, 2013)

Online Article:  South-side middle school students form academic team of champions
(Arizona Daily Star, August 25, 2013)

BAR FOUNDATION RECOGNIZED FOR EXEMPLARY WORKPLACE PRACTICES
(August 20, 2013)

Online Article:  WACOG awarded mortgage settlement funds by state attorney general’s office
(Havasu News, July 11, 2013)

Online Article:  Attorney receives top award
(Ahwatukee Foothills, June 13, 2013)

MARK SANTANA LAW-RELATED EDUCATION AWARD PRESENTED Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch
(June 01, 2013)

PHOENIX ATTORNEY - 2013 WALTER E. CRAIG DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDEE Barbara Dawson Recognized for Her Dedication to Access to Justice Issues
(June 01, 2013)

Online Article:  Appeals court hears case in Kingman, connects with Lee Williams High students
(Kingman Daily Miner, May 12, 2013)

Online Article:  ABA commission promotes access to civil justice with grants to five groups
(ABA Journal, March 21, 2013)

Online Article:  Senate panel OKs changes to unemployment claims
(azcentral.com, March 13, 2013)

Arizona Supreme Court Justices Leading the Way to our Next Generation
(January 25, 2013)



2011

Online Article:  How flexible work actually works
(Fortune, November 09, 2011)

Online Article:  Clark named state’s school officer of year
(WMICentral, August 31, 2011)

Online Article:  Six months in, new judge enjoys serving the community
(Sierra Vista Herald, July 03, 2011)

Online Article:  Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education Award Winners
(Arizona Capitol Times, June 19, 2011)

Online Article:  Glenwood Springs High School's mock trial team took third place at the National High School Mock Trials Championship in Phoenix
(Denver Post, May 10, 2011)

Online Article:  2 law students to receive Armstrong Award
(ASU News, May 09, 2011)

Online Article:  Student named top mock trial performer in state
(White Mountain Independent, April 29, 2011)

Online Article:  State Bar and New Restaurant benefit Foundation
(azcentral.com, February 16, 2011)

Online Article:  Somerton police officer honored for work with youth
(Yuma Sun, February 09, 2011)

Online Article:  Panel OKs bill mandating bedbug-free apartments
(East Valley Tribune, February 09, 2011)

Online Article:  Unjust Cuts
(Tucson Weekly, February 03, 2011)

New Help Available for Pro Per Appellants in Maricopa County
(January 13, 2011)

Online Article:  How Kids Voting AZ and Project Citizen teach students about public service
(azcentral.com, January 13, 2011)

Online Article:  Program donations honor girl's memory
(Arizona Republic, January 11, 2011)

Southern Arizona Legal Aid shut down in SCC
(January 07, 2011)


2010

Online Article:  Sabal honored for law related ed
(Douglas Dispatch, October 28, 2010)

Online Article:  Lawyer turned teacher connects with 'teen court'
(The Arizona Republic, October 06, 2010)

Kids Voting 2010 General Election
(September 20, 2010)

ROUND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FIRE DESTROYS OFFICER’S CIVIC BOOKS
(August 03, 2010)

The Modest Means Project, Alive and Kicking
(August 02, 2010)

Online Article:  Housing subsidy dispute settled between woman, Chandler
(The Arizona Republic, July 20, 2010)

Remembering "Jamie" Schubert
(July 06, 2010)

Online Article:  Agencies help those who can't afford attorney
(Arizona Republic, June 11, 2010)

77th Annual State Bar Convention Award Winner
(June 07, 2010)

FOUNDATION FOR JUSTICE AWARD PRESENTED
(June 01, 2010)

WALTER E. CRAIG DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD PRESENTED
(June 01, 2010)

WILLIAM E. MORRIS PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD PRESENTED
(June 01, 2010)

MARK SANTANA LAW-RELATED EDUCATION AWARD PRESENTED
(June 01, 2010)

Students Take on Public Policy!
(May 27, 2010)

Arizona Kids Cast Votes in Special Election
(May 27, 2010)

Online Article:  Around 1,000 students have already cast ballots online
(Ahwatukee Foothills News, May 14, 2010)

ASA Mock Trial
(May 12, 2010)

Online Article:  YHS student earns trial art honor
(Yuma Sun, May 05, 2010)

HON. HARRY E. MITCHELL
(April 26, 2010)

Online Article:  'Justice Bus' Rolls On, Helping Low-Income Arizonans
(ABC News on campus, April 23, 2010)

Online Article:  Arizona School for the Arts,
(Arizona Public Schools Making the Difference, April 13, 2010)

Online Article:  CSI Clarkdale: Seventh graders learn about criminal investigation
(Verde Independent, March 09, 2010)

Online Article:  Law students coming via 'Justice Bus' to dispense advice
(Daily Courier, March 02, 2010)

Online Article:  Students want Mesa to crack down on plastic bags
(The Arizona Republic, March 01, 2010)

Online Article:  Mesa targets plastic bags at stores
(East Valley Tribune, February 24, 2010)

Online Article:  Tough Economic Times
(KUAT, February 08, 2010)

Online Article:  Tempe's Corona del Sol High School Advances to We the People National Finals in Washington
(Az Public Schools, February 01, 2010)

Online Article:  Corona team headed for national We The People meet
(Azcentral.com, January 22, 2010)

Online Article:  'People' team aims for finals trip
(Maricopa Monitor, January 07, 2010)


2009

Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project Wins National Award
(November 20, 2009)

Top Arizona Schools to Compete in “We the People” District and State competitions
(November 17, 2009)

Online Article:  Prescott High School teacher wins award for excellence in law-related education
(The Daily Courier, September 29, 2009)

Online Article:  Tucson Family Advocacy Story
(National Center for Medical Legal Partnership, August 31, 2009)

Online Article:  Getting Excited About Elections
(Arizona Daily Star, August 13, 2009)

Online Article:  The UA James E. Rogers College of Law is offering a summer camp at no cost to students who are interested in learning about the legal profession.
(UA News, July 22, 2009)

William Jones Jr "2009 Walter E. Craig Award Speech"
(June 24, 2009)

Become a Modest Means Attorney
(June 09, 2009)

Following in His Father’s Footsteps
(June 09, 2009)

STUDENTS TAKE TOP HONORS IN PROJECT CITIZEN SHOWCASE
(May 18, 2009)

Wills for Heroes has new partner
(May 14, 2009)

Online Article:  Watchdog series
(Channel 12 news, May 06, 2009)

Online Article:  Lawyers, county agencies give free help for Community Law Day
(The Daily Courier, May 02, 2009)

Online Article:  Blue Ridge senior Will Hawkins is Arizona's Mock Trial Top Performer
(WMICentral, April 28, 2009)

UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL CROWNED
(April 02, 2009)

Online Article:  Many contribute to trial competition
(Yuma Sun, March 27, 2009)

Foundation Instates Furloughs to Help with Economic Hard Times
(March 10, 2009)

Online Article:  Blue Ridge students to compete in regional mock trial tournament on Saturday, March 7
(WMICentral, March 06, 2009)

Online Article:  Prescott High mock trial team gains invaluable experience from regional competition
(The Daily Courier, March 06, 2009)

FDIC Notice
(February 19, 2009)

Online Article:  ACHIEVERS: Two schools excel at statewide event on Constitution
(The Daily Courier, February 15, 2009)

Website Vounteer Highlight - Scott Zwillinger
(January 30, 2009)

Corona del Sol High School named State Champions
(January 22, 2009)

Top 10 Arizona Schools to Compete in “We the People” State Tournament
(January 06, 2009)

Online Article:  5 Questions about Funding Community Legal Services
(Phoenix Business Journal, January 03, 2009)


2008

Online Article:  Burgeoning crime scene Sleuths Interpret Clues
(Rim County Gazette, December 18, 2008)

Online Article:  Working with refugees FIRRP identifies, helps those coming to America
(Casa Grande Valley Newspaper, December 02, 2008)

Online Article:  Kids Voting program teaches students about U.S. elections
(Lake Powell Chronicle, November 12, 2008)

Online Article:  Pine-Strawberry School children vote for McCain/Palin
(Payson Roundup, November 06, 2008)

Online Article:  Eloy, Toltec youth proclaim...I voted!
(Casa Grande Valley Newspapers, Inc., November 05, 2008)

Online Article:  Turnout for Kids Voting matches real turnout
(KTAR, November 04, 2008)

Online Article:  Gilbert, Higley kids vote in lesson on liberty
(The Arizona Republic, November 04, 2008)

Online Article:  Obama wins by 3 votes at Phoenix Children's Hospital
(ABC 15, November 03, 2008)

Online Article:  Students Take Part in Mock Election
(KYMA, November 01, 2008)

Online Article:  Elementary students running mock elections
(KVOA, November 01, 2008)

Online Article:  Enthusiastic students join in as political scene grows hotter
(Arizona Daily Star, November 01, 2008)

Online Article:  Kids catch election fever in mock voting
(The Arizona Republic, November 01, 2008)

Online Article:  Kids learn about casting ballots
(The Arizona Republic, October 31, 2008)

Online Article:  Voters for life: Kids Voting Arizona connects elections to the classroom
(Cronkite News , October 29, 2008)

Online Article:  Arizona gets grant for 'innocence' DNA testing
(Kold News 13, October 16, 2008)

Online Article:  Get children involved in political process
(AZ Central, October 14, 2008)

Online Article:  $1.3 mil grant given for inmate DNA tests
(Arizona Republic, October 10, 2008)

Elder Legal Help Hotline Closes Due to Budget Cuts
(October 03, 2008)

Your Own Super-Power By Stacy Rupprecht Butler (Volunteer Lawyer Program)
(October 03, 2008)

Phoenix Hosts Mock Trial Nationals in 2011
(October 03, 2008)

ASPC-Lewis Inmates Raising Funds for “Kids Voting” Program
(October 03, 2008)

The Foundation Honors Past Justice Advocate Diane Lindstrom McClure
(October 03, 2008)

New Space for Southern Arizona Legal Aid
(October 03, 2008)

Lack of Funding Causes Community Legal Services Lay Offs
(October 03, 2008)

Attorneys Need to Take Extra Care in Watching Client Trust Accounts
(October 03, 2008)

Online Article:  Kids Voting USA involves thousands
(Channel 12, October 03, 2008)

Online Article:  Arizona Capital Representation Project
(Phoenix Business Journal, October 01, 2008)

Online Article:  Awards and Recognition
(TUSD, October 01, 2008)

ASPC-LEWIS INMATES RAISE FUNDS FOR “KIDS VOTING” PROGRAM
(August 25, 2008)

Tucson School Nationally Recognized
(August 19, 2008)

Online Article:  Students explore world of politics
(Arizona Republic, July 20, 2008)

Online Article:  Sponsors sought by Kids Voting Arizona
(Arizona Republic - Azcentral.com, July 11, 2008)

KIDS VOTING ARIZONA SEEKING SPONSORS FOR DEMOCRACY
(July 04, 2008)

FOUNDATION RECOGNIZES ATTORNEYS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE
(June 18, 2008)

ARIZONA STUDENTS COMPETE IN FORENSIC SCIENCE “WHO DUNNIT?”: Teams from North Canyon High and Desert Sands Middle School Named “CSI: Arizona” Champs
(May 20, 2008)

NATIONAL COMPETITION TESTS TUCSON STUDENTS’ LAW KNOWLEDGE
(May 13, 2008)

MESA AREA SCHOOL REPRESENTS ARIZONA IN NATIONAL COMPETITION:
(May 07, 2008)

Online Article:  UA handles complexities for patients
(Arizona Daily Star, May 06, 2008)

Online Article:  Teacher Award Recognition
(AzCentral.com, May 02, 2008)

TUCSON STUDENTS TAKE TOP HONORS IN PROJECT CITIZEN SHOWCASE: Both Valencia Middle School and Lineweaver Elementary School Recognized
(May 02, 2008)

Online Article:  Cibola student honored for essay
(Yuma Sun, May 01, 2008)

Online Article:  Arizona Supreme Court justices recognize essay winner
(White Mountain Independant Online, May 01, 2008)

ARIZONA STUDENTS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS: Arizona Supreme Court Justices Recognize Essay Winners on Law Day
(April 30, 2008)

JOHN J. ROSS MEMORIAL AWARD TO HONOR ARIZONA TEACHERS
(April 29, 2008)

Online Article:  CSI: Canyon del Oro High
(AZ Star, April 10, 2008)

University High School to Compete at Mock Trial Nationals
(April 08, 2008)

Online Article:  8 Tucson students to mock-trial finals
(Arizona Daily Star, April 07, 2008)

Online Article:  New trials, new hope in program
(ASU Web Devil, March 21, 2008)

Online Article:  Buena team takes home mock trial region title
(The Sierra Vista Herald, March 15, 2008)

Online Article:  Project Citizen Volunteers Honored
(Kiko News, March 10, 2008)

Online Article:  Local schools opt out of Mock Trial competition
(The Daily Courier, March 08, 2008)

Law Day Essay Entries Due March 14, 2008
(March 05, 2008)

Online Article:  AZ lawyers help homeowners avoid foreclosure
(KPNX Channel 12, February 21, 2008)

Online Article:  Local students take part in super Tuesday
(Arizona Silver Belt, February 20, 2008)

Online Article:  Students at two local schools showcase knowledge of Constitution at state tourney
(The Daily Courier, February 17, 2008)

Online Article:  Kids voting
(The Daily Dispatch, February 07, 2008)

Online Article:  Mock election teaches kids of political process
(The Arizona Republic, February 06, 2008)

Online Article:  Voters-to-be get practice
(Arizona Daily Star , February 06, 2008)

Online Article:  Schoolchildren vote Obama for president
(The Arizona Republic, February 06, 2008)

Online Article:  Arizona kids vote Obama as their top choice
(The Arizona Republic, February 06, 2008)

Online Article:  Early kid vote results are in: Obama wins
(The Arizona Republic, February 05, 2008)

Online Article:  Students have presidential approach
(Tucson Citizen, February 05, 2008)

Online Article:  Votes Can't Count, But Form Good Habits
(KTAR.COM, February 05, 2008)

Online Article:  Students get a chance to cast ballots
(Mohave Daily News, February 05, 2008)

Online Article:  Schoolchildren vote Obama for president
(Arizona Republic, February 05, 2008)

ARIZONA STUDENTS CHOOSE OBAMA, MCCAIN AS TOP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES
(February 05, 2008)

Online Article:  Kids' mock ballots aim to instill voting habits
(The Arizona Republic, February 04, 2008)

OVER 250,000 ARIZONA STUDENTS REGISTERED TO VOTE IN PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE ELECTION
(January 28, 2008)


2007

Online Article:  Schools soon to get DVD warning of child prostitution
(Arizona Republic, December 07, 2007)

Online Article:  Yuma police officer, school honored
(Yuma Sun, October 29, 2007)

Online Article:  Westcare to cut back after loss of federal grant
(Mohave Daily News, October 24, 2007)

Online Article:  Not enough funding for domestic violence victims across state
(Arizona Capitol Times, October 19, 2007)

Domestic Violence Shelters, Legal Service Providers Seek to Close Funding Gap
(October 05, 2007)

PHOENIX KIDS BRING LIGHT TO A DAY OF MOURNING- Phoenix Kids Vote in City Elections
(September 12, 2007)

IF THE PHOENIX ELECTION WAS DECIDED BY KIDS – WHO WOULD WIN?
(September 05, 2007)

Online Article:  Foundation Supporting Crime Victims Receives Prestigious Statewide Award
(TriValleyCentral.com, August 29, 2007)

Online Article:  Summer Youth Program fosters leadership
(Eastern Arizona Courier, August 02, 2007)

State Bar and Arizona Foundation Release Survey about Attorney Legal Services Donations
(July 12, 2007)

DNA Legal Serviced Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary
(July 12, 2007)

Foundation and Kids Voting Arizona Offer Grants to Arizona Tribal Communities for Collaboration on Kids Voting Curriculum
(July 12, 2007)

Foundation Recognizes Outstanding Attorneys at State Bar Convention
(June 28, 2007)

Online Article:  Adult 101: Pamphlet Explains Responsibilities to young adults
(Yuma Sun, May 25, 2007)

Forensic Science Competition State Champions
(May 24, 2007)

Online Article:  Yuma middle school team wins state forensic science contest
(Yuma Sun, May 20, 2007)

TOP ARIZONA SCHOOLS TO COMPETE IN “CSI ARIZONA” FORSENSIC SCIENCE SHOWCASE
(May 16, 2007)

MIDDLE SCHOOL KIDS TACKLE TOUGH ISSUES: CAN THEY SOLVE THE ARIZONAS PROBLEMS?
(May 02, 2007)

Online Article:  Dobson students 4th in Constitution competition
(AZ Central, May 01, 2007)

ARIZONA LAW WEEK EVENTS FOCUS ON YOUTH: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education to Host a Spectrum of Events
(April 30, 2007)

ARIZONA STUDENTS IN NATIONAL COMPETITION ON U.S. CONSTITUTION
(April 25, 2007)

Online Article:  Civics forum set April 24
(Independent Newspapers, April 19, 2007)

Online Article:  UA Medical Legal Partnership for Children Program Seeks Support for Local Services
(UA News, April 19, 2007)

Online Article:  Moving up: The Changing face of Tucson's business
(Arizona Daily Star, April 09, 2007)

Kids Voting AZ gearing up for 2008 election - Partners with Arizona Foundation to increase civic participation in Arizona
(April 09, 2007)

XAVIER WINS STATE HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL TOURNAMENT - University High School Sweeps 2nd through 4th place
(March 29, 2007)

Online Article:  Court not always a bad place for teens: Six teams from two local schools qualify for State Mock Trial Competition
(Tucson Citizen, March 22, 2007)

Online Article:  Mock Trial competition this spring results in medals for student, coach calls team performance ‘outstanding’
(San Manuel Miner, March 16, 2007)

Online Article:  CSI comes to Clarkdale-Jerome classroom
(The Verde Independant, March 14, 2007)

Online Article:  Local students fight hard during regional pretend court contest
(The Sierra Vista Herald, March 06, 2007)

Online Article:  A court of first resort
(The Sierra Vista Herald, March 02, 2007)

Online Article:  Fatal Vision goggles simulate levels of intoxication: Students learn about alcohol impairment
(The Verde Independant, February 28, 2007)

Online Article:  Of Interest ... In Brief, 2/22/07: Law Day Essay Contest
(Casa Grande Valley Newspapers, Inc., February 22, 2007)

Online Article:  Volunteer Lawyers aid 2,641 Tucsonans for free in 2006
(Tucson Citizen, February 20, 2007)

Online Article:  Web site protects seniors
(Independent Newspapers, January 18, 2007)


2006

Arizona Foundation to Increase Funding for Legal Services Grantees - Support from AZ State Bar Association Stretches IOLTA Funds
(December 12, 2006)

Arizona Foundation to Increase Funding for Legal Services Grantees
Support from AZ State Bar Association Stretches IOLTA Funds

(December 12, 2006)

High Schools Across Arizona to Compete in "We the People" Congressional District Competitions
(November 30, 2006)

NAPOLITANO TO SIGN CIVIC EDUCATION BILL AT THUNDERBIRD - United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (Ret.) and Ariz. Chief Justice Ruth McGregor to Attend Event
(October 20, 2006)

Online Article:  Law book for seniors, adult children
(The Arizona Republic, October 18, 2006)

Online Article:  Benson duo honored
(San Pedro Valley News-Sun, October 10, 2006)

EVENING EVENT TO PROMOT ACCESS TO JUSTICE - Features Vice Chief Justice Berch and authors Clive & Dirk Cussler
(October 06, 2006)

Online Article:  Clarkdale-Jerome wins statewide award
(The Verde Independent, October 01, 2006)

Online Article:  Challenger Middle School is a "Model School Site for Law-Related Education."
(Tucson Citizen, September 28, 2006)

AZ Students Receive National Award for Community Action Plan
(September 27, 2006)

AZ STUDENTS RECEIVE NATIONAL AWARD FOR COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN
Prescott Valley Middle School Represents Arizona at National Showcase

(September 27, 2006)

2006 Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education's 2006 Award Winners
(June 15, 2006)

The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education’s
2006 Award Winners

(June 01, 2006)

2006 Law Day Essay Contest
(May 02, 2006)

2006 Arizona Forensic Science Competition
(April 29, 2006)

2006 "Access to Justice" Month Celebration
(April 21, 2006)

2006 "Access to Justice" Month Celebration
(April 21, 2006)

Arizona High School Mock Trial State Tournament Results Announced
(March 25, 2006)

Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education's "Mock Trial" State Tournament Tomorrow
(March 24, 2006)

Sixteen High School Teams Win on Regional Levels and Will Compete in State "Mock Trial" Tournament: "Liability in Steroid Use" is the mock-case
(March 09, 2006)

Educators, Public Officials, & Community Leaders Join in Colloquy
(March 03, 2006)