Resources for Teachers

United States Constitution

Federal Judiciary

The websites of the federal courts, maintained by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and of the Federal Judicial Center, contain extensive historical and current information about federal judges and the federal court system.

Additional Compilations of Teaching Materials


  • Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
    A searchable data base with biographical information about all life-tenured federal judges since 1789
  • Pathways to the Bench
    A video series in which individual judges talk about the personal, character-building challenges they have faced that prepared them to serve on the bench

Financial Education