About Us

The Delaware Law Related Education Center, Inc. [DELREC], a private nonprofit 501c(3) organization, is a statewide consortium of educators, attorneys, judges, law enforcement officers and other community leaders with a mission to enhance the presence of law-related education initiatives in Delaware. It seeks to promote active learning experiences and skills development for students who need to function in a society based on the rule of law.

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New Project Citizen Training Materials

Below is a link to the new training materials.

Project Citizen Interviews

Upcoming Events

Race Judicata April 20, 2019 5 K Run/Walk to benefit DELREC

The 14th Annual Art Connolly Race Judicata will be held on Saturday, April 20 at Logan House in Trolley Square. 1701 Delaware Ave. Wilmington. Registration will start at 9:00 a.m. The Race will begin at 10:00 a.m. Prizes to be won by fastest Runners in a variety of categories. Pre-Registration Fee by April 13 is $25; on-site Day of the race Registration is $30. To register on-line go to https://www.races2run.com/

High School Law Day Lesson from ABA for May 1

Free Press and SCOTUS: Incorporating Case Studies in the Classroom

“This lesson will ask students to engage with landmark freedom of press case studies exploring how the Supreme Court has ruled on First Amendment issues and has tried to balance competing values in our democracy.“

Link to the lesson is https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/law-day

  1. Click on Law Day americanbar.org
  2. Click on Law Day 2019
  3. Click on “more” button
  4. Scroll to Lesson Plan

Constitution Day

Celebrate Constitution Day during the week of September 17 – 21, 2018

In honor of Constitution Day, all educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the U.S. Constitution. This year’s theme is the Equal Protect Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Following is a link to a lesson based on material from the Landmark Cases web site developed by Street Law, Inc. It covers the case of Koremarsu v. the United Sates (1944) concerning the Japanese interment during World War II. It includes a Lesson Plan and materials to use in teaching the case. A link to the lesson on the Delaware Law Related Education Center’s web site is here.

The Delaware Law Related Education Center is also organizing a “Lawyer in the Classroom” Activity for Delaware High Schools during the same week. If you wish to have an attorney visit your class, please contact Pat Quann at delrecntr@aol.com by September 10, 2018. Please put Constitution Day in your subject line of your e-mail.

Casino Night

The Casino Night Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Delaware History Museum, at 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. More information, including online registration, can be found by visiting delrec.eventbrite.com after September 15

Mock Trial Competition

The 2019 Delaware Mock Trial Competition will be held at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center on Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23, 2019. Registration is due by November 16, 2018. Please click here for a copy of the 2019 Registration Form. The Mock Trial case will be available on this site before Thanksgiving. The Mock Trial Registration Form is available here.

Mock Trial 2017 Video 1
Mock Trial 2017 Video 2

Please Register to Judge the 2019 Delaware Mock Trial Competition

To volunteer to judge this year’s Delaware Mock Trial Competition, please click the link below:


Pete Jones Award

For Nomination material, click here.

Award for Excellence as a Classroom LRE Teacher

Application information is available here.

Contact Information

The Delaware Law Related Education Center, Inc.
405 N. King Street, Suite 100C, Wilmington DE. 19801
P: (302) 778-0643
F: (302) 658-5212

Calendar for 2018-2019

September 17–21, 2018
Constitution Day
October 31, 2018
Nominations for Excellence as a classroom LRE Teacher Award due
November 29, 2018
Casino Night Fundraiser
November 16, 2018
Mock Trial Registration Due
Before Thanksgiving
Mock Trial Case Posted
December 1, 2018
Applications for Excellence as a classroom LRE Teacher Award due
December 1, 2018
Nominations for Pete Jones Award
February 22 and 23, 2019
Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition
April 2019
Race Judicata Fundraiser
Mid-April 2019
Project Citizen Showcase
May 1, 2019
Law Day