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Lesson 4: The Judiciary: A Brief Introduction to the Courts System
Focusing on the judicial branch of government, the fourth lesson plan in this series explores the structure of the US courts system. Beginning with an engaging activity based on the short story The Lady or the Tiger, students go on to...
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures
What is the difference between a civil and criminal judicial proceeding? Learners follow the history of law back to the Code of Hammurabi, and differentiate between various types of laws in American society.
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Article III: The Judicial Branch- We the People Constitution Tour
What is the primary role of the judicial branch of government in the United States, and why is Article III necessary to the Constitution? Here is an excellent reference handout on the judicial branch, including information on the job of...
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable