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Judicial Learning Center: Student Center

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 22 interactive resources provides learners with information about the United States federal courts. The pages are divided into five sections: The role of the federal courts; The organization of the federal courts; How the...
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Guilty or Innocent?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees citizens the right to a fair and impartial trial by a jury of their peers. Young jurists get an opportunity to experience a trial first-hand as they participate in a...
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Types of Court Cases

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can one court acquit someone of a crime, while another convicts the person of the same one? It's all because of the differences between civil and criminal trials. An informative resource provides scholars in the field of criminology...
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Getting Ready for Trial

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A courtroom can be a scary place for the uninitiated. Get familiar with the process using a helpful overview of the activities that take place prior to both civil and criminal cases.  The lesson explains the differences between civil and...
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Your Day in Court

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Whether out of choice or necessity, people want to know what will happen on a typical day in court. A helpful lesson walks scholars in the field of criminology through the trial process from opening statements to the final verdict. 
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The Appeal Process

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why doesn't the Supreme Court hear testimony from witnesses? How do they complete an entire proceeding in less than two hours? A helpful lesson guides scholars of criminology through these and other questions by explaining how appeals...
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The Players in the Courtroom

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Courtrooms are complicated. In addition to the many rules, there are a number of people whose jobs are not very clear to the casual courtroom observer. With the resource, individuals identify some of these roles and review more...
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Statistics in the Courts: Crash Course Statistics #40

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Innocence hangs by a probability. An intriguing video discusses how statistics affect daily life, specifically in the courts. Looking at three court cases spanning several hundreds of years, the resource recounts how errors in statistics...
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Objection! Your Honor Game

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Objection! Scholars research the rules and regulations of trial law. Using a trial game simulation, class attorneys choose whether to object to questioning during various trial scenarios. Once objecting, they must also choose the...
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Turning Courtrooms into Classrooms

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Turn the class into the next episode of Law & Order! Scholars work together to create a mock trial over the course of several weeks before going before a judge for the case performance. They take on different roles, go through...
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The 2018 Mock Trial Case

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
All rise! Scholars put their skills to the test in a mock trial. Using evidence, photographs, and testimony, they role play the trial in the classroom. Rules of law—and the court room—come to life as the class becomes a place of law! 
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Middle School Mock Trial Competition

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Objection! Scholars participate in a mock trial to gain an understanding the ins and outs of court procedures. Using the Jessie Jones v. Palm City court case, they role play each specific part of the trial, learning how courts operate...
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State Courts vs. Federal Courts

For Students 6th - 12th
Popular culture often portrays the Feds as the most fearsome of law enforcement agencies. Yet, someone charged with a crime is considerably more likely to end up in a state court. The lesson, one of six covering the Organization of the...
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Neighborhood Buildings

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Educate your youngsters about the buildings in your neighborhood and the professionals they hold with a small book. Kids learn about fire stations, courthouses, and more, and then add in another building in the neighborhood that isn't...
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The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 14

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the role of the U.S. Federal Court System. In this Judicial Branch lesson, 8th graders participate in a prepared mock trial. This lesson is 14 of 16 in the unit plan, "The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence."
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Damilola Taylor: Young people in court

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read the story, "The scene in the courtroom" then discuss a list of questions. They look at the criminal court system, and design their own user-friendly courtroom.
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Building a Model Courtroom

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars construct a model of the Supreme Court's courtroom. They design the courtroom in such a way so that the architecture and furnishings in the courtroom represent the neutrality and power of the court.
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Vocabulary: Blame It On The Wolf

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this vocabulary worksheet, students match definitions and fill in the blank for vocabulary words dealing with a courtroom. Students complete 10 questions.
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Bug Jokes

For Students 6th - 8th
In this biology worksheet, students use the given code to discover the punch lines for each of the funny jokes as they relate to different bugs. Then they compare their answers to others in class.
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Seeing the Courtroom and Legal System Through the Eyes of a Child

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils understand that law is a tool that provides for the protection of our individual rights and at the same time makes it possible for groups to live together.