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The Challenge of Selecting an Ideal Supreme Court Nominee
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Nearly every president has had the opportunity to name a nominee to the United States Supreme Court. But what makes someone an ideal candidate to become a Supreme Court justice? High schoolers test their prior knowledge about the Supreme...
Article III: Justice Breyer on the Supreme Court
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAfter oral arguments and the lawyers go home, what actually happens in the Supreme Court? Justice Stephen Breyer describes how members of the court discuss cases and write opinions behind the scenes. Though their discussions involve...
Lesson 4: The Judiciary: A Brief Introduction to the Courts System
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Focusing on the judicial branch of government, the fourth lesson in this series explores the structure of the US courts system. Beginning with an engaging activity based on the short story The Lady or the Tiger, students go on to examine...
Supreme Court of the United States Procedures: Crash Course Government and Politics #20
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How can you get a case argued before the Supreme Court of the United States? Learners research the way a court case ends up in the highest court in the 20th installment of a 50-part series covering the United States government and...
Structure of the Court System: Crash Course Government and Politics #19
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Supreme Court is set up to practice a concept known as Judicial Review. Scholars investigate the structure of the court system in the United States government and politics. They use a short video, the 19th of a 50-part unit, to...
American History Through the Len of the Supreme Court Decisions
10th - 11th
Students examine the historical background of Supreme Court decisions and the basic principles behind legislation. As part of the lesson, students discover legal concepts and terms and write sentences using the vocabulary they have...
Supreme Court Spotlight: Marbury v. Madison
2 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhy does the Supreme Court have the power to declare a law unconstitutional? The concept of judicial review was established with the Marbury v. Madison case. Part political intrigue, part judicial precedent, the case carved out the...
From Classroom to Courtroom: The Children of Supreme Court Justices
10th - Higher Ed
Learners 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.
Statistics in the Courts: Crash Course Statistics #40
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewInnocence hangs by a probability. An intriguing video discusses how statistics affect daily life, specifically in the courts. Looking at three court cases spanning several hundreds of years, the resource recounts how errors in statistics...
The Supreme Court: The Dickerson Case
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
You have the right to remain silent. The Dickerson Case questions the constitutionality of those words from the Miranda Rights. A short video clip allows scholars to ponder the idea of reading someone their rights when arrested. They...
Court Cases Testing the Establishment of Religion
8th - 12th
Although the PowerPoint this lesson plan calls for is unavailable, you could easily create a presentation to fulfill its purpose. Learners listen to a presentation and keep track of the information with a graphic organizer that looks at...
Supreme Court Decisions on Freedom of Religion
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....
Mini Lesson: Supreme Court Opinions
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The court of last resort. Historians research, using current cases and issues, the impact the Supreme Court of the United States has on how our nation operates. They analyze recent decisions made by the nine judges and determine how the...