1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  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: 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.
  9. Lesson Plan: Sentencing and Punishment

    • Resource ID: 13461
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson explores defendant's rights and describes pre sentencing and probation practices. Students will have the opportunity to construct reports and interact with other students through role playing scenarios.  
  10. Lesson Plan: Purposes of Law

    • Resource ID: 13412
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson provides the opportunity for students to examine the structure of the legal system in the United States.
  11. Lesson Plan: Due Process

    • Resource ID: 13458
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students learn the structure and provisions of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights and how they impact the criminal trial process.
  12. 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.
  13. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Trial Evidence and the Burden of Proof

    • Resource ID: 13453
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply their understanding of the burden of proof in a criminal trial, and will apply their understanding of the types of evidence used in criminal trials.
  14. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Mock Trials

    • Resource ID: 13455
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of the trial process by stepping into one of the roles in a mock trial.
  15. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Effective Verbal Communication

    • Resource ID: 13424
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate communication skills required to evaluate body language such as gestures, verbal tone, and inflection during testimony needed for courtroom policies and procedures.
  16. 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.