1. Court Systems and Practices: Types and Sources of Laws

    • Resource ID: 13408
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  2. Court Systems and Practices: Purposes of the Law

    • Resource ID: 13411
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  3. Court Systems and Practices: Courtroom Roles and Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 13416
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  4. Court Systems and Practices: Report Writing

    • Resource ID: 13425
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  5. Court Systems and Practices: Entry Into the System - Arrests and Miranda

    • Resource ID: 13431
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  6. Court Systems and Practices: Criminal Procedure

    • Resource ID: 13437
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  7. Court Systems and Practices: Pre-Trial Process

    • Resource ID: 13440
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  8. Court Systems and Practices: Rules of Discovery and Privileged Communication

    • Resource ID: 13443
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  9. Court Systems and Practices: Trial - Burden of Proof and Evidence

    • Resource ID: 13452
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  10. Court Systems and Practices: Mock Trials

    • Resource ID: 13454
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  11. Court Systems and Practices: Due Process

    • Resource ID: 13456
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  12. Court Systems and Practices: Sentencing and Punishment

    • Resource ID: 13459
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  13. Court Systems and Practices: Appeal and Post-Conviction Review

    • Resource ID: 13462
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  14. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - The Bill of Rights

    • Resource ID: 13403
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the past and present battles in our courts that continually test the strength and longevity of our Bill of Rights.
  15. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Public Opinion and the Legislature on the Court System

    • Resource ID: 13406
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to Identify factors that influence the court system and describe real life cases that have been affected by these factors.
  16. Lesson Plan: Courtroom Rules and Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 13418
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the roles of individuals in the courtroom, common courtroom terms, and rules of the courtroom. Students will also participate in a short mock trial to practice their skills.
  17. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - The Victim and Defendant in the Trial Process

    • Resource ID: 13421
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to explore the victim and defendant in the trial process through projects and case studies.
  18. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Report Writing

    • Resource ID: 13427
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    The ability to write a good report can make or break a case. A report that a police officer writes in his squad car has the potential to make it to the United States Supreme Court. In this lesson, students will write a report on a burglary case scenario.
  19. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Impact of the 8th Amendment

    • Resource ID: 13430
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the 8th Amendment and describe policies the lawmakers must follow. In groups, students will be given a project that will allow them to compare punishment in the United States to other countries.
  20. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Criminal Procedure

    • Resource ID: 13438
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will study the guidelines that impact the pretrial, trial, adjudication, and appeal processes, and understand the delicate relationships that impact these steps.