The Leed's footballers' trial

Students explore what happens when someone is tried for a crime. They expand their knowledge of the name "Criminal Justice System" and develop discussion skills. Students read the story Leeds footballer guilty of fighting in public. They discuss the following questions: Do celebrities have a responsibility to act as role-models?, Will juries be kinder towards celebrity defendants?, and Should celebrities be allowed to pay for more expensive lawyers to fight their case?

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5th - 8th
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Social Studies & History
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