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March 21

posted Mar 21, 2013, 5:36 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Mar 21, 2013, 5:51 AM ]
Day 36--

Learning Target ImageWhat will I be able to do when I've finished this lesson?How will I  accomplish this task?  How will I show that I have done this?How well will I have to do this?
 I will be able explain differences between civil and criminal cases in law. I will discuss a movie about a trial where the guarantees in the 6th Amendment were applied to a civil case.I will use my notes about the movie and discuss how the Supreme Court made its decisionThis is a formative assessment. I need to complete it carefully to provide material I will need later for my summative assessment. 

Any questions about last night's assignment? If so, let's talk about it. If not, we'll get back to the movie we watched yesterday, Edmonson v. Leesville, to discuss some of the issues involved. Use your notes to help you discuss the interaction of Amendments and rights in the movie.

When finished with that, we'll look at how the movie and its events fit into the larger questions encompassed in the last two homework assignments:
Diversity, Discrimination, and Equality

Read this article and see what you think about equality and the changing role of women in the military. What are your opinions on this subject?


10. Federal Civil Rights Laws (21.3)



Level 1a) affirmative action

1b) quota

1c) reverse discrimination

Level 2a) What were the different areas of focus between the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968? (556-557)

2b) How did the Bakke Case change the direction of recent legal decisions in the area of civil rights and discrimination? (558)