Students examine tort law and defenses to negligence claims. They read case studies, participate in a mock trial, answer questions about the case summaries, and present information to their group about tort law.
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What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Words That Hold Court
Students research legal terminology used in the Supreme Court. In this legal terminology lesson, students study a quote from President Obama about the Supreme Court. Students make a list of facts about the Supreme Court and the justices...
7th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Telemarketers Rights and Yours
Students research the controversy of whether or not the National Do Not Call Registry is constitutional, and then hold a class debate. Students research the National Do Not Call Registry, the FTC, the FCC, and the most current status of...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Toon Up Your Knowledge of Copyright and Fair Use
Learners explore copyright and 'Fair Use' guidelines. In this copyright lesson, students copy and create digital pictures using Microsoft Paint to identify the concepts of copyright and intellectual property ownership. Learners research...
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Islamic Law and Muslim Jurists
Students identify Islamic law as a religious and historical system of determining right action for Muslims. They identify the primary sources of Islamic law. Students complete a terminology matching quiz following a discussion of...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History