1. The Bill of Rights: Amendments I - X

    • Resource ID: 13402
    • 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. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Lesson Plan: The Pre-Trial Process, the Grand Jury, and the Bail Process

    • Resource ID: 13441
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline the Pre-Trial Process, describe the importance of the Grand Jury, and discuss the bail process.
  17. 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.
  18. Lesson Plan: Rules of Discovery and Privileged Communications

    • Resource ID: 13444
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the rules of discovery and privileged communication. Students will complete a case study activity in which they will apply the rules of discovery and privileged communication.
  19. Lesson Plan: Motions and Challenges to Evidence

    • Resource ID: 13447
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the motions and objections that may be utilized by an attorney. Students will have the opportunity to write scenarios for the various objections, and will play a game to assist them in learning the motions.
  20. Lesson Plan: Court Systems & Practices - Plea Bargaining

    • Resource ID: 13451
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In the lesson, students will explore the process of plea bargaining through group projects and role play activities.