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Hassan, Shahir Akram; Khairuldin, Wan Mohd Khairul Firdaus Wan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The Fatwa making process is a process used by an Islamic "mufti" (A Muslim legal expert) to issue a non-binding opinion or "fatwa" (judicial pronouncement in Islam) on the point of Islamic sharia law when a question is raised by a "mustafti" (The person who asks a mufti for a fatwa), the person who has asked for a…
Descriptors: Islam, Muslims, Islamic Culture, Laws
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Burgess, Ann Wolbert; Holmstrom, Lynda Lytle – Journel of the NAWDAC, 1974
This paper focuses on the counseling framework developed for the Victim Counseling Program for post-rape victims, the steps in the judicial process, reactions of victims to court, and victim counseling techniques during the court process. Presented at NAWDAC Conference, Chicago, April, 1974. (Author/PC)
Descriptors: Counseling, Counseling Theories, Crime, Crisis Intervention
Star, Jack – Law in American Society, 1973
The Pro Se Court, a courtroom for the little guy'', is also an ideal courtroom for elementary students because decisions are explained in layman's terms. In this special court, children can begin to understand the judicial process through firsthand observation. (Author)
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Court Litigation, Court Role, Elementary Education
Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC. – 2000
One of the most important ways that individual citizens become involved in the federal judicial process is by serving on a jury. Jury service is one of the few legal responsibilities citizens in the United States have to their government. Though some people complain about the imposition of serving on a jury, many find that their service gives them…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Court Litigation, Federal Courts
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Rosenblum, Robert – Journal of Legal Education, 1977
The author suggests that a major failure of most law schools and traditional undergraduate constitutional law courses is that they omit an adequate analysis of the political nature of the judicial process. Political influences on a variety of court cases are discussed. (LBH)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Curriculum Evaluation, Higher Education
Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC. – 1999
This booklet discusses the workings of the federal courts and supports six law-related lesson plans. It is divided into the following sections: "The Constitution and the Federal Judiciary"; "The Federal Courts in American Government" ("The Federal Courts and Congress"; "The Federal Courts and the Executive…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Court Judges, Court Litigation
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Bleakney, William; Glass, Thomas – Planning and Changing, 1977
Identifies criteria relating to procedural due process from current judicial opinions, rulings of state attorneys general, and state administrative codes; applies the criteria to an analysis of school policies; and suggests guidelines for public school districts in the assessment, implementation, and revision of policies relating to procedural due…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Courts
Abraham, Henry J. – Political Science Teacher, 1990
Discusses a faculty seminar on landmark cases in the judicial interpretation of civil rights in the United States. States that the seminar is designed as a faculty development project to enhance the teaching of the Bill of Rights. Identifies the nature of the judicial process. Includes seminar syllabus and suggested readings. (RW)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Constitutional History, Course Descriptions, Court Litigation
Hayden, Colleen; And Others – 1969
The guide outlines units of study for grade 9 in political science and economics. The major objective of the curriculum is to help the student become a useful citizen and develop the thinking process in solving the many problems of society. Students are presented with information through the use of readings, some of which are from primary sources,…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Class Activities, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation
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Goldberg, Steven S. – Journal of Law and Education, 1989
A federal statute provided that parents may use the judicial process to challenge educators' decisions. Describes the intent of legalization; how reaction to an adversarial system led to the use of mediation in most states; and why this alternative model is not appropriate for resolving education questions. (MLF)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stephenson, D. Grier, Jr. – OAH Magazine of History, 1998
Presents a bibliographic essay surveying research and literature on the United States Supreme Court. Divides literature on the Court into six categories: (1) constitutional interpretation; (2) general and period histories; (3) biographies; (4) case studies; (5) judicial process; and (6) reference works. Includes a four-page bibliography. (DSK)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Biographies, Case Studies, Court Litigation
Ness, Susan; Wechsler, Fredrica – Graduate Woman, 1979
Examines the Omnibus Judgeship Act and the process of making judicial appointments in an effort to explain why there are so few women judges. Suggests that the restricted number of women lawyers, sex discrimination within the legal profession, and lack of political power are responsible for this condition. (SF)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Court Judges, Courts, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Anderson, Lorie Elizabeth; Weston, Elisabeth A.; Doueck, Howard J.; Krause, Denise J. – Social Work, 2002
In an effort to assist the sexually abused child throughout the court process, the authors propose the concept of a child-centered social worker committed to minimizing the potential for system-induced trauma by assisting the sexually abused child through the judicial process and providing clinical treatment as well. (Contains 68 references.) (GCP)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Counseling, Court Litigation
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Dannells, Michael; Consolvo, Camille – NASPA Journal, 2000
A survey of college and university judicial officers and counseling center directors explores the use of disciplinary counseling in the student judicial process, and how the individuals in this position view it. Provides data about demographics and the frequency of referrals, and discusses issues related to disciplinary counseling. (Contains 18…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling, Discipline Policy, Guidance Centers
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Thurston, Paul – Educational Researcher, 1978
The adversary evaluation model consists of utilizing the judicial process as a metaphor for educational evaluation. In this article, previous criticism of the model is addressed and its fundamental problems are detailed. It is speculated that the model could be improved by borrowing ideas from other legal forms of inquiry. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Education, Educational Change, Evaluation Methods, Hearings
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