Juvenile Justice - Adjudicatory Hearing
Students conduct a mock hearing in which they clearly define the role of prosecutor and defense council, while also determining the elements of robbery and defense of duress.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Judges in the Classroom
Class members explore the process of a disposition hearing for juveniles, particularly looking at how the judge decides what sentence the juvenile offender should receive. Task your pupils with evaluating different sample cases provided...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Juvenile Justice-Adjudicatory Hearing
Students list the role of the prosecutor and the role of defense counsel. They state the elements of robbery and defense of compulsion. Students conduct a mock hearing, following the sequence of steps in an adjudicatory hearing and...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Minnesota v. White: Exploring a Judicial Candidate’s First Amendment Rights
After watching a documentary on the Supreme Court case Republican Party of Minnesota v. White, class members research how the First Amendment and free speech issues influence judicial elections and then conduct a mock judicial election.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mock Trial - Brooks v. Lawrence and the Metro City Police Department
An incident with a Swiss Army knife leads to a suit against the police department for battery, false arrest, and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the Brooks v. Lawrence & the Metro City Police Department mock trial...
9th - 12th English Language Arts