Monday

Monday, February 27

Agenda:

  1. Warm Up--"Double Jeopardy" 
    1. LINKED HERE
  2. Time to continue with "Design Your Own Courtroom"
    1. linked in Thursday's post
HW: any missing work

Thursday, February 23

Agenda:

  1. Continue working on chapter 6 assignment (see link from Tuesday)
  2. Design a courtroom
    1. this was introduced--not a lot of time to work for most
    2. diagram the layout of a courtroom and provide information about the various roles that people play during the course of a trial
    3. instructions are LINKED HERE
HW: finish chapter 6 assignment if necessary

Wednesday

Tuesday, February 21

Agenda:

  1. Discuss and finish "Runaway Jury"
    1. turn in completed viewing guides
  2. Begin working on Chapter 6 Assignment
    1. LINKED HERE
    2. These are questions on attorneys and will require a text book
HW: any missing work (many of you have assignments that have yet to be completed)

Thursday

Thursday, February 16

Agenda:

  1. Continue with "Runway Jury"
    1. We discussed and reviewed the parts of the film we have already viewed and then continued.  Not done with the film yet and will continue on Tuesday--bring your viewing guide.
    2. Viewing guide already linked (see previous post)
HW: no assigned homework, however, many of you are missing assignments that have been completed thus far--see synergy for details

Tuesday

Tuesday, February 14

Agenda:

  1. Warm up--Speech Rights in School (confederate flag case) LINKED HERE
  2. Finish the questions on the Freddie Gray case (linked yesterday)
  3. Begin viewing "Runaway Jury"
    1. viewing guide LINKED HERE
    2. we will continue with this Thursday
HW: 
  • finish Freddie Gray questions if necessary
  • any missing assignments--court structure assignment in particular

Monday

Monday, February 13

Agenda:

  1. Warm Up: "Brand Names" LINKED HERE
  2. Freddie Gray Case
    1. We discussed the circumstances surrounding this case and steps that are taken to ensure people receive a fair trial
    2. Read the article LINKED HERE and answer the five questions (at the end of the article)
    3. We will finish the questions tomorrow 
HW: any missing work

Tuesday

Tuesday, February 7

Agenda:

  1. Finish "Getting to Know the Text" assignment
    1. due Thursday
  2. Court Structure, Terminology, and Ballot Measures
    1. LINKED HERE
    2. we worked on this in the library computer lab
    3. can be typed or written
    4. due Monday 2/13
  3. Extra credit: 
    1. write an explanation of the current executive order related to travel restrictions issued by President Trump
    2. What does it do?
    3. Why are the courts involved?
    4. Where has the case already been heard?
    5. Where is the case going to be argued today?
    6. Where could it go from here?
HW: finish "Getting to Know the Text" if necessary

Monday

Monday, February 6

Agenda:

  1. Discuss answers to the Diallo case (distributed Thursday)
  2. Begin "Getting to Know the Text" assignment
    1. LINKED HERE
    2. time to finish will be provided tomorrow, but should have a decent start
HW: none--check out a Street Law book if you don't have one yet

Thursday

Thursday, February 2

Agenda:

  1. Book check out 
    1. do this as soon as you can if you didn't get a book today
    2. Street Law is the text
  2. Intro to Law PP/Notes
    1. LINKED HERE
  3. "Diallo" Case
    1. We read through and discussed this case 
    2. Answer the ten questions that correspond with the case
    3. We will discuss answers on Monday
    4. See me for this handout (unavailable for download)
HW: finish Diallo answers if necessary