This Gideon v. Wainwright lesson plan also includes:
How does a trial begin without a lawyer for the defendant? The 1963 Supreme Court case Gideon v. Wainwright serves as the backdrop for the study of the rights of the accused. Scholars use a short video along with paired discussion and reflection to analyze how the Gideon case provides everyone with the right to legal counsel.
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- Video clip allows differentiated instruction for audio and visual learners
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