Court Systems and Practices
  1. Scope and Sequence: Court Systems and Practices
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  3. Lesson Plan: Criminal Justice System and the Courts
  4. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - The Bill of Rights
  5. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Public Opinion and the Legislature on the Court System
  6. Lesson Plan: Purposes of Law
  7. Lesson Plan: The Pre-Trial Process, the Grand Jury, and the Bail Process
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  9. Lesson Plan: Courtroom Rules and Responsibilities
  10. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - The Victim and Defendant in the Trial Process
  11. Lesson Plan: Sentencing and Punishment
  12. Lesson Plan: Courtroom Rules and Responsibilities
  13. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Effective Verbal Communication
  14. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Report Writing
  15. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Criminal Procedure
  16. Lesson Plan: The Pre-Trial Process, the Grand Jury, and the Bail Process
  17. Lesson Plan: Rules of Discovery and Privileged Communications
  18. Lesson Plan: Motions and Challenges to Evidence
  19. Lesson Plan: Court Systems & Practices - Plea Bargaining
  20. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Trial Evidence and the Burden of Proof
  21. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Mock Trials
  22. Lesson Plan: Sentencing and Punishment
  23. Lesson Plan: Appeal and Post Conviction Review
  24. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - Impact of the 8th Amendment
  25. Lesson Plan: Entry Into the System - the Arrest
  26. Lesson Plan: Due Process
  27. Lesson Plan: Sentencing and Punishment
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Description

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.

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