We found 151 resources with the keyterm supreme court
Juveniles and the Death PenaltyLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Should the death penalty for juveniles be considered cruel and unusual punishment? After analyzing the various arguments surrounding this topic and reading several quotes offered by Supreme Court justices in 2005 on the issue, have your...
Constitution Lectures 2: Interpreting the ConstitutionLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
Part two of this nine-part series on the US government continues questioning the intentions and validity of the US Constitution. This is a great lecture for more mature learners looking to understand the Constitution and its legitimacy.
Constitution Lecture 6: Who is the Ultimate Arbiter?Lesson Planet
11 mins 9th - 12th
Is there one ultimate arbiter who has the final say on issues or questions related to whether as act is constitutional or not? Lecture six discusses the powers each branch of the government has in making final judgments on constitutional...
From Classroom to Courtroom: The Children of Supreme Court JusticesLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed
Students choose one of the Supreme Court justices and research their life as a child from birth to age 21. They identify a list of topics that related specifically to youth that this judge may have a vested interest in.
Supreme Court Decisions on Freedom of ReligionLesson Planet
11th CCSS: Adaptable
What does freedom of religion mean? Analyze a series of Supreme Court cases where the First Amendment right to freedom of religion was put to the test. They discuss the cases' outcomes and argue whether the right decision was made....
Supreme Court Case Study: District of Columbia Vs HellerLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Examine the Supreme Court case, District of Columbia vs Heller, to build a better understanding of the Bill of Rights. Learners visit three different websites, read the provided informational text, and then answer a series of critical...
Dollars and Votes: 2012 ElectionLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? Secondary pupils watch a video about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Focusing...
Justice Is Blind, Colorblind That IsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's so interesting to see kids respond to articles about education. To start the day, prompt learners to discuss the words colorblindness and diversity. Then, split your class in two and have one side read an article from 2007 and the...
Traitors and Spies in the Time of WarLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students investigate Supreme Court cases regarding the treatment of spies. For this traitors and spies lesson, students examine the Ex Parte Milligan (1866) and Ex Parte Quirin (1942) cases. Students discover the details and rulings on...
From Tinker to Fraser: Freedom of Speech in Public SchoolsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
The Tinker and Fraser cases were taken the Supreme Court on the basis of the 1st Amendment right to Freedom of Speech. Learners discuss each case, the First AMendment, complete handouts, and conduct a role play activity. Handouts are...