Educational Outreach



The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

The Fourth Circuit is one of twelve regional appellate courts within the federal judicial system. The court hears appeals from federal district courts in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, and from federal administrative agencies.


Visiting the Court

Student groups planning to attend oral argument in Richmond are encouraged to contact the student coordinator at (804) 916-2715 for assistance in planning their visit.

Tours of the courthouse can be scheduled by contacting the student coordinator at (804) 916-2715.


The U.S. Constitution & Bill of Rights

Interactive U.S. Constitution (National Constitution Center)

Bill of Rights (National Archives)

The Federal Court System



For Teachers


Naturalization Ceremony

VHS Naturalization Ceremony
         (WTVR News)