In class on Wednesday, you received a packet with three articles about the juror selection process. Please closely read and fully annotate all three articles - they will be checked in class on Monday 11/27 and you will be using this information over the next two weeks in your next Mastery Work project!
Respond to each of the 7 statements - be sure to include thoughtful details explaining WHY you agree or disagree with each statement. DUE MONDAY 11/13.
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At the end of class today you received a handout detailing a real-life juvenile court case. Please read through the background and details of the crime, and then write down your response to the "You be the judge..." prompt. Due tomorrow: Thursday 11/9
Tomorrow you will meet with others who read the same case, discuss what decision you came to, and then see what the real judge in this situation decided, as well as what the outcome was for the young defendant in the case.
You have half of class on Monday to complete your poster with your group.
For your element of the judicial system, your post must include:
•Key terms with definitions (at least 2! May need more depending on your topic.)
•Organization/structure – how does this type of court or method of adjudication work?
•Flow within the judicial system – how does a case get to this situation?
For YOUR assigned aspect of the legal system, do some preliminary research and jot down a page of notes covering:
1)how it is set up
2)what kinds of cases are heard in this situation and
You'll be meeting with your group mates tomorrow to share out what you've learned, see what you still need to know, and prepare a poster to share this information with your classmates!
10th grade Law & Literature
Through a mix of fiction and non-fiction texts as well as discussion and writing, students will explore the social and ethical questions of making and enforcing laws.