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Update on Law-Related Education, 1992
This document consists of the first 16 volumes (47 issues) of a serial devoted to law-related education (LRE) that offers background information on a wide range of legal issues as well as teaching strategies for LRE. Issues of the magazine focus on the law as it affects schools and young people, with articles on school discipline, juvenile…
Descriptors: Athletics, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights, Constitutional History
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Nessel, Paula A. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1996
Describes a variety of educational resources designed to help teachers develop units of study around the November 1996 elections. Includes videos, study guides, activity books, pamphlets, and organization reports for grades K-12. Annotations include grade level designation and ordering information. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civics, Current Events
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Dailey, Dianne K.; Bolduan, Linda M. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1997
Presents materials for an instructional activity where students contact and interview members of the local legal community concerning issues of civil law. Includes a series of question and situations that students can use to elicit responses. The questions concern constitutional rights of students, tort law, and family law. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Law, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rose, Stephen A. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1997
Presents a lesson plan that uses cases to teach students about three types of torts: intentional wrongs, negligence, and strict liability. Torts are wrongful actions (not involving a breech of contract) that may result in a civic action. Includes lesson procedures, objectives, and student handouts on torts and negligence cases. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Law, Court Litigation
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Pittman, Keith A. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1997
Presents a lesson plan that introduces students to the tort system of law and the responsibilities of the civil jury. The lesson involves student research and a mock jury trial establishing legal responsibility for a fatal automobile accident. Includes a list of objectives, classroom procedures, and handouts on jury deliberations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Law, Court Litigation
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Nessel, Paula A. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1997
Provides an annotated list of resources for teaching about civil law. The materials include books, pamphlets, articles, curriculum guides, lesson plans, mock trials, videotapes, software, and simulations. Each annotation includes a contact number or address and purchase price where applicable. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Law
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Naylor, David T. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1990
Examines the integral relationship between law-related education and social studies, particularly in the context of values education, ethical reasoning, and participatory activities. Illustrates the complementarity of social studies and law-related education components. Reviews literature on U.S. history and the U.S. Constitution that coordinate…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education
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Update on Law-Related Education, 1998
This document consists of three issues of a serial devoted to law-related education (LRE) that offers background information on a wide range of legal issues and teaching strategies for LRE. The title themes for the three issues include: (1) "Speech, Press, Religion, Assembly, Petition"; (2) "Law in the New Information Age"; and…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civil Law, Civil Liberties
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Johnson, Earl, Jr., Ed. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1994
This special theme issue of "Update on Law-Related Education""tells about the past, present, and future of equal legal representation for all in our society." It is dedicated to the history and heroes of legal aid for the poor and the need to further that cause if the United States hopes to achieve equal justice for all. In his…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Elementary Secondary Education
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Martin, A. John – Update on Law-Related Education, 1996
Provides a selected list of workbooks and other curriculum materials to enhance character education instruction. Includes addresses and phone numbers for 13 research organizations such as the Ethics Resource Center and the Character Education Institute. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Curriculum Study Centers, Educational Resources
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Update on Law-Related Education, 1985
Instructional materials for use in elementary and secondary legal education courses are described. Included are materials on the rights of teenagers, tips on legal research, videotaped mock trials, and handbooks on new areas such as law about sports and the family. (RM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Civil Liberties, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Life
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Nessel, Paula – Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
Provides a 32-item annotated bibliography of recommended instructional materials on cultural pluralism, equal protection, and constitutional rights. Includes materials for both students and teachers. Categorizes the 32 items as books, periodicals, computer software, videotapes, and other materials. (CFR)
Descriptors: Books, Civil Rights, Computer Software, Cultural Differences
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Jensen-Ricciotti, Sally – Update on Law-Related Education, 1990
Outlines the U.S. criminal justice process by relating a modern version of "Humpty Dumpty" and asking the question, Who Done It? Students choose their own characters, write their own statements, assess the situation, and assign guilt or innocence. Provides a lesson plan with a list of goals, materials, and procedures. (NL)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Class Activities, Court Litigation, Critical Thinking
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Update on Law-Related Education, 1995
This document consists of 3 volumes (9 issues) of a serial devoted to law-related education (LRE) that offers background information on a wide range of legal issues as well as teaching strategies for LRE. Issues of the magazine focus on the law as it affects schools and young people. Seven of the nine issues are devoted entirely to a special…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civil Law, Civil Liberties
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Fernlund, Phyllis Maxey – Update on Law-Related Education, 1993
Asserts that history often is listed by students as their least favorite subject. Contends that teachers should use materials and teaching methods that engage student's imagination and critical thinking skills. Provides an annotated bibliography of instructional materials including multimedia resources, compilations of lesson plans, and teacher…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Constitutional History, Critical Thinking