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Learn About the Dreyfus Affair

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Innocent man or traitor to France? That is the question addressed in a five-lesson unit that looks at multiple interpretations of the Dreyfus Affair. As young historians examine primary sources, they also consider the bias that history...
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How the Federal Courts Work

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Walk students step-by-step through the judicial process with a three-lesson collection that examines how the federal courts interpret and apply the laws of the United States. Young legal scholars examine case studies, engage in...
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Guilty or Innocent?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The Sixth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees citizens the right to a fair and impartial trial by a jury of their peers. Young jurists get an opportunity to experience a trial first-hand as they participate in a...
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Guilty or Innocent?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring the drama of the courtroom to your elementary classroom with a mock trial lesson. Armed with an understanding of basic trial vocabulary and terms, learners role-play as participants in a trial about a stolen pencil.
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We The Jury

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A jury must decide: are the names of two businesses so similar that one is hurt by customer confusion? Learners play the role of a juror who must decide—and convince others—whether Trio Taco and Trio Pizza are too similar. Using...
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The Judge and the Jury: Trial by Jury

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why is it so important to have a trial by jury in the American judicial system? This right is one of the hallmarks of American democracy, but it also comes with the responsibility of serving on a jury if called. Young legal scholars...
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Objection! Your Honor Game

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Objection! Scholars research the rules and regulations of trial law. Using a trial game simulation, class attorneys choose whether to object to questioning during various trial scenarios. Once objecting, they must also choose the...
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Say v. Think

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Getting students ready for a model United Nations? Clarify some of the common terms in a Model UN meeting with a matching worksheet. Learners read the official committee line and pair it with its intention.
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Mock Trial

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
It's not as easy as it seems to put together a mock trial. Make that job easier by using this comprehensive resource. Teachers choose from a list of court cases that adapt to any class setting.
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Mock Trial of Alfred Dreyfus

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What if scholars based mock trials on history? The fourth installment of a five-part series on the Dreyfus Affair asks learners to read various pieces of evidence before conducting a mock trial for a French officer. Teams answer...
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The Murder Trial of Al T. Wolf

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's time for middle schoolers to make an important court decision! The resource details how to prep and run a mock trial. It requires the class to create newspaper articles about several court dates and assigns different roles for...
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Turning Courtrooms into Classrooms

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Turn the class into the next episode of Law & Order! Scholars work together to create a mock trial over the course of several weeks before going before a judge for the case performance. They take on different roles, go through...
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The 2018 Mock Trial Case

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
All rise! Scholars put their skills to the test in a mock trial. Using evidence, photographs, and testimony, they role play the trial in the classroom. Rules of law—and the court room—come to life as the class becomes a place of law! 
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Middle School Mock Trial Competition

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Objection! Scholars participate in a mock trial to gain an understanding the ins and outs of court procedures. Using the Jessie Jones v. Palm City court case, they role play each specific part of the trial, learning how courts operate...
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Conducting a Moot Court

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Review the conduct of different roles within the Supreme Court. A moot court activity educates learners about the roles of each member of the court and the process of a case with video clips, research activities, a graphic organizer,...
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Mock Trial Jury Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
What is the role of the judge in a trial? What schooling is required to be a judge? How much do judges typically earn? Class members research the job descriptions, education required, and salaries of law-related occupations including...
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Elonis v. U.S.

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
With the explosion of social media sites, with online threats and cyber bullying, issues of freedom of speech have taken on a whole new aspect. Elonis v. U.S. represents the first time the Supreme Court has considered whether or not...
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Who Owns the Bones

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A study of the history of the Channel Islands, located off the coast of southern California, continues as class members conduct a mock trial to determine which group of stakeholders should have the right to claim the remains of Juan...
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Snyder v. Phelps

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Does the Westboro Baptist Church have the protection of the Constitution when protesting military funerals? High schoolers examine the 2011 Supreme Court case of Snyder v. Phelps before comparing the situation to a fictional scenario of...
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Morse v. Frederick

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
If you stop a student from expressing views that advocate drug use, are you violating their right to free speech? Use the 2007 Supreme Court case Morse v. Frederick to discuss a nuanced interpretation of the First Amendment. Learners...
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Postulates and Proofs: Let's take it to the courtroom!

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Order in the court! Turn your geometry classroom into a courtroom and have your pupils defend their proofs. A fun and educational lesson allows both individual and group work with geometric proofs and group presentations in a court of...
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Mock Trial - Shawn Wright v. Play and Learn Childcare Center

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A child breaks his arm while at daycare. Was the staff negligent? That is the question at the heart of the mock trial case, Shawn Wright v. Plan and Learn Childcare Center.
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Mock Trial - Scott Walker v. Tanya Brewster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A child is severely wounded and a mother is sued for the negligent storage of a firearm in the mock trial case, Scott Walker v. Tanya Brewster.
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Mock Trial - Ricki Jones v. Metro City

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Was Metro City negligent? The parents of a young AIDS patient sue the city when their son dies after drinking water from contaminated pipes.