Dialogue on the Rule of Law

Lesson Duration

American Bar Association

“The Dialogue offers numerous perspectives on the rule of law, giving you different options for different audiences or classrooms. Part I offers an opportunity for participants to consider what the rule of law means, looking at different components and defininitions of the rule of law. Part II looks at the rule of law in history, focusing on the rule of law and revolutions, the rule of law and slavery, and the movement toward an international rule of law. Part III considers the rule of law in literature and movies, and provides different options for discussions with elementary, middle, and high school students, as well as adult audiences.”







The mission of the American Bar Association's Division for Public Education is to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society.