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What's Wong? What's Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the ethics, responsibilities, and impacts of the career cluster that relates to law. Learners examine various cases where legal action was taken and resulted in a consequence. They'll act out various scenarios, research jobs in...
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Your Right to an Attorney

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An outstanding lesson on a person's right to have attorney's representation in a court case is here for your young learners of the law. Pupils read a lengthy account that spells out the laws regarding legal representation, then answer...
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Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discuss the differences in dialogue and debate when considering a controversial topic. Your class can work in small groups to complete a guided discussion of this controversial topic and then participate in a simulation of the Scopes...
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Lesson 5: In the Courtroom: Understanding the Players and the Action

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young lawyers put Goldilocks on trial as they develop an understanding of the legal system in the final lesson of this five-part series. After learning about key terms relating to litigation, students are assigned roles and reading...
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EU, UN, and Commonwealth

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Find out how international government organizations work to face global issues. Learners examine if major organizations like the EU, UN, and Commonwealth are effective at tackling big issues like animal protection. They think about the...
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Law

For Students 11th - 12th
As you introduce learners to the basics of law, have them complete a related worksheet. They are required to compose 11 short answers that define basic law terminology, statues, legal differences, and history. 
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Law 12 - Law and Society

For Students 11th - 12th
Law and society go hand-in-hand, explore the  law as it pertains to social impact throughout history. Here are 20 excellent questions that have learners examine law from the code of Hammurabi, to Napoleonic law and the Magna Carta....
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Cyberbullying and Civic Participation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Encourage your class to create rules and regulations for cyberbullying. Learners explore civic participation by thinking about the rules and regulations already in place in their lives and studying Canada's Canada Gazette. As a final...
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Rights of the Accused in Search and Seizure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain the rationale behind the Fourth Amendment, and the types of activity regulated by the Constitution. They analyze situations, and explain a citizen's rights when an unlawful search or seizure is conducted.
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Bringing Animal Issues into the Classroom: César Chávez

For Students 5th
Fifth graders get critical and political while they begin thinking about human and animal rights in relation to the US Constitution. This hand out includes answers to several questions regarding Cesar Chavez and his work to secure rights...
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Paper Clip Game for Learning the Value of Rules

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the components of good rules and their importance in society. Consistency and fair application for the maintenance of order is emphasized as paper clips and the rules of a game are manipulated.
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An Introduction To Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify 4 branches of law-criminal, civil, consumer, and family. using a newspaper, they locate examples of how laws affect citizens on a daily basis.
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An Introduction to Law

For Teachers 11th - 12th
With so many different types of law, it can be difficult for learners to discern which is which! Use a newspaper to give tangible examples of various types of law, including criminal, civil, consumer, family, local, state, federal and...
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Due Process - Search and Seizure

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Help your 11th and 12th graders gain a deeper understanding of Supreme Court decisions and law. The activities include role-play, research, and script writing that all focus on search and seizure laws pertaining to one particular case...
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Conceptual Analysis in Economics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help develop assertive, critical-thinking skills that enhance growth and change while teaching economics. In groups, select a topic from a list and then discuss the pros and cons of each topic. Debate why advertising is necessary to our...
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The Juvenile Death Penalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sensitive material is discussed in this lesson. Please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. The topic is the Eighth Amendment and how the U.S. Supreme Court makes determinations about what constitutes cruel and...
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Crime: Justice

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Are the juvenile courts fair? Learners read a bit from the classic Oliver Twist to consider how young people are treated and represented when they've been accused of a crime. They read a case study from their books, discuss children's...
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Crazy Laws: There Must Have Been a Good Reason?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students study the reasons for the passage of some "crazy" laws and illustrate one of them. They examine how current laws may seem outdated in 50 years.
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Guardian Ad Litem & Child Intermediary

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students research and answer questions about a guardian ad litem. They are to create situations in which a guardian ad litem or child intermediary would be used.
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Lawmakers Who's Who In The Law

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders meet law-related professionals and examine the need for them. They explore how people who have authority in certain situations also have responsibilities.
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My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Although this legislative process instructional activity is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me:...
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Issue 1 - Designed to Add Technology Jobs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the statewide initiative on the Ohio ballot of 2003. They form teams to debate the issue of using bond proceeds to encourage technology research. The class votes on which individual/team presented the best argument, and...
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Supreme Court Decisions and Their Effect On Us

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Consider five Supreme Court cases and how their outcomes have directly affected the American population. Government students research and compose a 1-2 page pager outlining the examples of our daily life that have specifically been...
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Symbolic Speech

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the right of freedom of speech as it is outlined in the U.S. Constitution. They receive background information for the US Supreme Court, the Bill of Rights, and free speech. They discuss a series of actual cases...