Period 1 – Criminal Behavior Lesson Plan (1-9-2017)

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Topic:

Jury Systems

Unit:

Jury Trial

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to explain the significance of the jury trial in the modern American courtroom.

Objective:

Today students will gather evidence on the Slager shooting in order to analyze the case in more detail.

Agenda:

Task #1

We will set up a sheet of paper to take Cornell Notes.

Task #2

We will determine what the essential question for today’s exercise will be.

Task #3

We will be watching some video clips from the case. They are listed below. Once Google is ready I will post  a link below so you have access to the video clips we used today.

Clip #1 – Original dash cam from squad car.

Clip #2 – Santana’s cell phone video from the park

Clip #3 – FBI Analysts interpretation of the video

Clip #4 – Opening arguments from attorneys

Clip #5- Witness Testimony

Clip #6 – Interview with the jury foreman.

Task #4

After looking over the evidence from today answer the following questions:

“From what you have seen from this case & 12 Angry men. How do you feel about the jury system? Is it more effective than a solitary judge deciding? How so?”

Ticket Out the Door:

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Homework:

Look over cases online in which the jury nullified the existing law with their ruling.

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