ERIC Number: ED472001
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Indiana Courts: How Do They Work? A Curriculum Unit for Secondary School Teachers. Courts in the Classroom: Curriculum Concepts and Other Information on Indiana's Courts for the K-12 Educator.
Osborn, Elizabeth R.
This lesson plan about Indiana's court system is designed to work with any classroom resources a teacher may use when teaching a U.S. history, government, or Indiana history class. The lesson also provides online suggestions, general legal links at the end of the lesson to aid a teacher or student interested in exploring other legal topics, and a comprehensive glossary of legal terms. The lesson cites learning objectives; suggests five learning activities; and addresses related Indiana social studies standards. It discusses the difference between a civil case and a criminal case and provides an organizational chart of the Indiana judicial system. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Civil Law, Court Litigation, Criminal Law, History Instruction, Law Related Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State Courts, State Government, State Standards
Indiana Supreme Court, 313 Indiana State House, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Tel: 317-232-2540; Web site: http://www.IN.gov/judiciary/education/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Supreme Court, Indianapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana