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Youth and Government

Stevenson High School Youth and Government Club

Illinois Youth And Government is part of a nationwide mock government program that provides students with an immersive educational experience inspiring life-long leadership, ethics, responsible citizenship, and self-confidence through participation in a model state government. In the judicial component of the program, students will draft an appellate brief and then present their oral argument in the Illinois Supreme Court.
Illinois Youth and Government Website


Participants legal training will culminate in a state-wide competition in Springfield in March.


Primarily for sophomores, juniors and seniors, although occasionally freshmen are accepted.


Contact the sponsor for more information and to learn about meeting times/location, or visit Student Activities with questions.


Maximum 12-16 students


Richard Pierce, J.D.

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