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Juvenile Justice in Missouri

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the juvenile justice system in Missouri. Using the internet, they familiarize themselves with the law and identify their rights and responsibilities as juveniles. They review the certification and sentencing...
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Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils compare and contrast the legal system as it pertains to juvenile and adult crime and punishment. Incorporating primary documents, legal decisions, and video evidence, individuals form an argument debating the treatment of...
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Legal Ways: Extended Jurisdiction Juvenile

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An amazing set of resources! Found here are several lessons that work in conjunction to help learners better understand the juvenile court system. Learners review the judicial process, discuss how juveniles are tried, and hold a class...
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Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reading Touching Spirit Bear, learners examine the justice system described in the novel. They research real-world justice systems, both traditional and alternative. In a comparative reasearch paper, scholars determine what they...
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Where Is the Justice in Our Justice System?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Justice isn't always blind. A resource uses reading, case studies, discussion questions, and jigsaw-style analysis to prompt learners to consider the consequences of a flawed justice system.
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Criminal Justice in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The allure of true crime television shows often leads to intrigue of the criminal justice system. Using a six-unit curriculum, learners explore criminology and the justice system in the United States. Topics include the police, trial...
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Your Region's Juvenile Justice Policy - Lesson Plan 1

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students research the juvenile justice policy in their area. For this justice lesson, students research the juvenile policy to see if juveniles are eligible for life imprisonment without parole. They write a paper on their findings. 
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Civics: Juvenile Justice in Missouri

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate their rights and responsibilities as juveniles in the Missouri legal system. After taking a poll on juvenile justice, they discuss their responses and suggest changes which they could send to the state legislature. ...
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Juvenile Justice - Consequences Of Offenses To Offenders, Victims, And Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners learn of the consequences of juvenile crime and how the state of Washington includes victims in the juvenile justice process.
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The Juvenile Death Penalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sensitive material is discussed in this lesson. Please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. The topic is the Eighth Amendment and how the U.S. Supreme Court makes determinations about what constitutes cruel and...
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Juvenile Justice: History and Significance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become familiar with the history of juvenile justice in the United States, current practice and societal beliefs surrounding this system. They explore how the U.S. Constitution directly impacts their lives.
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Juvenile Justice-Disposition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore the dispositional hearing as a part of the juvenile justice system. After a brief discussion of the parts of the disposition hearing, students work in groups to review case studies involving juveniles in Utah's...
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Juvenile Justice Research and Paper Expectations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students answer short answer questions about the juvenile justice system. In this juvenile justice system lesson plan, students write answers to the questions asked and begin a research paper which will include these questions.
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Juvenile Justice-Consequences of Offenses to Offenders, Victims and Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are to define the consequences. They identify the consequences of juvenile crime on offenders, victims and the community. Students increase the responsibility to self, others and the community. They identify how Utah includes...
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American Justice: Juvenile Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers watch a video that focuses on the alarming rise of violent crimes committed by juveniles. They see how the American justice system dealsl with these youthful offenders. They examine racial imbalance and color-blind justice.
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Justice for All? Debating the Fairness of the Juvenile Justice System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss treatment of young people by the criminal justice system and debate whether or not that treatment is fair.
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Juvenile Justice - Consequences of Offenses to Offenders, victims, and Community

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the consequences of various events for juveniles.  In this American Government lesson, 12th graders discuss various ways to improve responsibility among juveniles.  Students analyze various pictures of Juveniles. 
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Juvenile Crime in America: What Do We Value

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the statistical data provided in the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report. Students work in groups to create a story around a juvenile crime using the perspective of the juvenile offender, and...
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Judges in the Classroom Lesson Plan Juvenile Justice - Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the meaning of juvenile and various ways that young offenders are treated.
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Who Serves Time? Breaking Down Stereotypes About Juvenile Offenders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and discuss article "Doing Time," explore juvenile justice system and juvenile hall, and discuss stereotypes of young offenders.
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Juveniles and the Death Penalty

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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On Trial - Juvenile or Adult?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast juvenile and adult courts in the United States. In this judicial system lesson plan, students read and discuss articles and statistics in order to determine why juveniles may be tried as adults and...
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Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils discuss cases in which juveniles were convicted of horrific crimes. They answer questions in which there are no right or wrong answers related to juvenile delinquency.
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Judges in the Classroom Lesson Plan Juvenile Justice- Disposition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate what a disposition is in juvenile court in Washington state. They analyze the penalties that can be imposed on a juvenile offender.

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