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Michaud, Mike; And Others – Update on Law-Related Education, 1997
Presents seven brief articles on legal issues concerning young people. Addresses such topics as curfews, teen smoking, dress codes, and child labor. Some articles are student-written while others profile student activity. Student authors include Mike Michaud, Danny Rosen, Carrie Kendrick, and William Hansen. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
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Larson, Pat; Ryan, Roxann – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Discusses rape issues and contends that education about it should be provided at all grade levels. Presents a lesson in which students distinguish between facts and myths of rape and identify situations in which the legal definition of rape is met. (CFR)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Class Activities, Dating (Social), Educational Environment
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Update on Law-Related Education, 1991
Presents a lesson plan for teaching students basic conflict resolution techniques. Calls upon students to identify issues that can lead to interpersonal confrontation, use active listening techniques, and analyze and select alternatives to conflict. Includes handouts, discussion topics, and an explanation of methods of conflict resolution. (SG)
Descriptors: Brainstorming, Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education
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Focseneanu, Veronica – Update on Law-Related Education, 1993
Presents two classroom lessons about global political interdependence and the relationship between humans and the natural environment. Uses the Great Wall of China as a metaphor for discussing the irrelevance of national sovereignty and the emergence of an interdependent world. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Norris, Judy – Update on Law-Related Education, 1994
Presents the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution. Provides teaching suggestions, a review quiz, and includes the five points of the Miranda Warning. (CFR)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law
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Mertz, Gayle – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Outlines instructions for conducting a student-organized open discussion of a proposed 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Provides student instructions and eight character role descriptions. Includes a ballot on the issue designed to be sent to the American Bar Association. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education
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Miller, Barbara; Parisi, Lynn – Update on Law-Related Education, 1994
Presents a lesson designed to analyze cultural practices from the perspective of U.S. laws. Proposes a legal philosophy continuum ranging from universalist to relativist positions. Provides student handouts that present legal case studies involving cultural contexts. (CFR)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Class Activities, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Routier, Wanda J.; And Others – Update on Law-Related Education, 1993
Presents a classroom lesson in which students compare the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with civil rights legislation from the 1960s and 1970s. Uses role playing and case studies to examine various aspects social and legal discrimination. Includes lesson objectives, instructional procedures, and five student information handouts. (CFR)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law