ERIC Number: ED118494
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Eaneman, Paulette S.; And Others
These materials are part of the Project Benchmark series designed to teach secondary students about our legal concepts and systems. This unit focuses on the structure and procedures of the civil court systems. The materials outline common law heritage, kinds of cases, jurisdiction, civil pretrial procedure, trial procedure, and a sample automobile accident case. Suggestions for a sample lesson using these materials are also included. This lesson requires students to conduct a mock trial of a civil court case. A case fact sheet, role playing instructions, case procedures sheet, and jury instructions sheet for the mock trial are also included. (DE)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Court Role, Courts, Instructional Materials, Laws, Legal Education, Resource Materials, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Project Benchmark, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Room 817, Berkeley, California 94704 ($1.50, $40.00 set of 30)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California Council on Criminal Justice, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Project Benchmark, Berkeley, CA.