• CRIMINAL LAW (SPRING SEMESTER 2024)

     

     

    Class Info & Important Websites

    * Course Syllabus: CRIMINAL LAW SYLLABUS.docx 

    * iCivics:  https://icivics.org/

    * SCOTUSblog: https://www.scotusblog.com/

    * Oyez: https://www.oyez.org/
    * Annenberg Classroom: https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/


    Day 1: Tuesday, January 2nd 2024

    * Announcements   
       + Textbook
           - Ink Name in Book
       + Dawson Dual Enrollment Application: Dawson Dual Enrollment Application.pdf  
           - Due FRIDAY
       + Review Class Syllabus: Expectations and General Class Rules

          - Class Focus: Legal Background and Criminal Law    
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 1 (1 Hour): "From Ashes of Tragedy"
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 1 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet   




    Day 2: Wednesday, January 3rd 2024
    * Finish “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 1: "From Ashes of Tragedy"   
       + Video Worksheet Discussion/Video Worksheet DUE 
    * Rule of Law Warm-Up Worksheet: Chapter 1 Rule of Law Worksheet.pdf
       + Pre-Thoughts: DO NOT WRITE ON HANDOUT     
           1. Why is it important for a society to have laws?  Answer in 2-3 Sentences
           2. What did John Adams mean when he said that the United States was "a nation of laws and not men"? Answer in 2-3 Sentences      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Rule of Law Warm-Up Worksheet Responses      




    Day 3: Thursday, January 4th 2024

    * Guest Speaker Worksheet Handout/Overview of speaker, presentation, and obligations: Guest Speaker Worksheet.docx  
       + Joel Krautter in Class tomorrow
          - Joel Krautter
          - General Practicing Attorney for Netzer, Krautter & Brown, P.C.    
          - What is Law?     

    * Paperclip & Rubber Band Game 
      + Review Game and Rule of Law Discussion
    * Rule of Law Warm-Up Worksheet: Chapter 1 Rule of Law Worksheet.pdf
       + Reflection
           3. If you rewrote your response to question 1 in the warm-up, how would you modify your response?
           4. If you rewrote your response to question 2 in the warm-up, how would you modify your response?
           5. If I asked you tomorrow to define the rule of law for the class, how would you define it? 
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Rule of Law Pre/Post Questions




    Day 4: Friday, January 5th 2024

    * Dual Enrollment Form DUE  

    *  Joel Krautter Presentation  
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet.docx  
       + Alternative Assignment: Worksheet and Book Review
           - Worksheet: Judge B Alternative Assignment Chapter 1.pdf 
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet or Alternative Assignment     





    Day 5: Monday, January 8th 2024

    * Guest Speaker/Alternative Worksheet DUE
       + Review Presentation      
    * Chapter 1: "What is Law?" 
       + "What is Law?" (pg. 2) Read and Take Notes (Note Outline Note Taking)  
       + EXTENSION (If Time): Role of the Courts-Respecting the Law Annenberg Video: https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/the-role-of-the-courts/#    
       + Law and Values (pgs. 3-6)   
          - EXTENSION: Kellen Winslow Article: Kellen Winslow II trial: Defense claims sex was 'immoral' but 'not against the law'    

    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems 
       + Laws and Values Worksheet: Chapter 1 Laws and Values Worksheet    
       + Book problem 1.1 on pg. 3 
           - 5 Daily Activites
           - A Law that Affects that Activity
           - Purpose of the Law you Identified   
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems   





    Day 6: Tuesday, January 9th 2024

    * Review and Grade Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems   
    * Chapter 1: "What is Law?" 
       + Law and Values (pgs. 3-6)   
       + Balancing Rights and Responsibilities (pgs. 6-11)
          - EXTENSION: Parkland Shooting Article: Was Scot Peterson's Cowardice a Crime?
          - EXTENSION: Social Media: Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Student That Dozens Filmed, Shared On Social Media
          

    * Chapter Book Problems
       + Book Problems 1.2 A-F on pg. 4
       + Book Problems 1.6 A-D on pg. 11  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems 1.2 A-F/Book Problems 1.6 A-D on pg. 11     





    Day 7: Wednesday, January 10th 2024

    Review, Grade, and Turn in Book Problems 1.2 and 1.6 Assignment         

    * Chapter 1 Notes: What is Law 
       + "Kinds of Law" (pgs. 11-12) 
    * Book Review and Chapter Worksheet 
       + Book Problem 1.7 A-C on pg. 12         
       + Worksheet (Modified): Chapter 1 Application Worksheet
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Book Review and Chapter Worksheet      





    Day 8: Thursday, January 11th 2024  
    * Review and Grade Book Review and Chapter Worksheet     
    * Chapter 1 Notes: What is Law
       + "Our Constitutional Framework (pgs. 13-16)  
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems
       + Worksheet: Chapter 1 Constitutional Framework Worksheet.pdf
       + Chapter Book Problems
           - 1.7 A-C on pg. 12        
           - 1.8 A-C on pg. 16  

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems 1.8 A-C on pg. 16




    Day 9: Monday, January 15th 2024
    * Chapter 2 Notes: Lawmaking
       + "Legislatures" (pgs. 17-19)
     + Federal, State, and Local Laws/Powers 
           - Police Powers and Covid: Vaccine and Mask Mandates
           - Federal, State, and Local Laws/Powers   
    * Chapter Book Problems
       + Book Problems 2.1 A-F on pg. 19
           - Problems 1.1 (Modified) Grid (5 Activities from Day 1/Purpose of Law (Health, Welfare, Safety, or Morals)/Federal, State or Local Law   
       +
    Problems 1.6 A-D on pg. 11  
       + Book Problem 1.3 A-B on pg. 6      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems  





    Day 10: Tuesday, January 16th 2024

    * Guest Speaker Worksheet Handout/Overview of speaker, presentation, and obligations: 
       + Kali Godfrey 
       + City Councilwoman/Chamber President
       + Local Government Lawmaking   

    * Review and Grade Chapter Book Problems 
    * Chapter 2 Notes: Lawmaking
       + "Bills" and "Legislative Intent" (pg.19)
       + "Drafting a Bill" (pgs. 20-22)  
    * Chapter Book Problems
       + Problems 2.2 A-H on pg. 20  
       + Book Problem 2.3 (School Policy or City Ordinance) on pg. 21 B-C in 2+ Sentence Each       

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    Chapter Book Problems 2.2 & 2.3   





    Day 11: Wednesday, January 17th 2024
    * Review and Grade Chapter Book Problems   
    * Guest Speaker Kali Godfrey in Class
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet Fall 2022.docx  
       + Alternative Assignment (If Absent During Presentation): 
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet or Alternative Assignment    




    Day 12: Thursday, January 18th 2024  
    * Class Discussion/Review of Kali Godfrey Presentation 
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet DUE

    * Chapter 2: Lawmaking
       + "Legislatures:  Agencies (pgs. 17-24)
       + EXTENSION: Public Hearing Clip "Parks and Rec": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In9oSjjltOs 
       + EXTENSION: SNL City Council Meeting (5:14 Minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImvCoGr3iDA  
       + "Courts" (pg. 24)    
    * Chapter Worksheet and iCivics Game Participation  
       + Chapter Worksheet
           - Chapter 2 Basic Concepts Worksheet: Chapter 2 Basic Concepts Worksheet.pdf    

       + Play icivigs.org game: "Lawcraft": https://icivics.org/games/lawcraft
           - Set Up Account
           - If Absent: Print certificate at end of game (If you can't print, write down the time played and get an adult signature or screenshot)
      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter 2 Basic Concepts Worksheet and iCivics Game Participation      




    Day 13: Monday, January 22nd 2024  
    * OJ Video Episode 2: "The Run of His Life" 
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 2 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet  




    Day 14: Tuesday, January 23rd 2024   
    * Video Worksheet Discussion/Video Worksheet DUE 
       + “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 2: "The Run of his Life"    

    * Announcement
       + Trip to Judge B.'s Chamber/Court Room: ___day, January ___
       + Meet in Lobby of Law and Justice Center at ___
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet Handout/Overview of speaker, presentation, and obligations: Guest Speaker Worksheet.docx    
             - Katherine Bidegaray
             - State District Court (7) Judge
             - What is Law?  
      
    * Chapter 5: The Court System Notes 
       + "Trial Courts" (pgs. 44-46)
    * Book Review 
       1. How does the role of the judge differ between the adversarial and inquisitional systems of trials? Which method is used in the United States? 
       2. The point of a trial is to find the "truth. Why do some people criticize the adversarial system in this pursuit?  
       3. 5.1 A-C on pg. 46A-D
       4. You Be The Judge on pg. 54 A-D  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Book Review/Problems  




    Day 15: Wednesday, January 24th 2024

    * Review, Grade, and Turn in Book Review/Problems  

    * Judge B. in Class OR Justice Center Visit to Judge B.'s Chamber/Court Room 
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet Fall 2022.docx    
             - Katherine Bidegaray
             - State District Court (7) Judge
             - What is Law?    
    OR 
       + Alternative Assignment: Annenberg Classroom "The Role of the Courts" Videos (22 Minutes): https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/the-role-of-the-courts/#    
            - Assignment/Worksheet: Presentation Note Sheet 2022.docx  

     ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet OR Alternative Assignment   


         

    Day 16: Thursday, January 25th 2024

    * Class Discussion/Review of Judge Bidegaray Presentation 
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet DUE

    * Chapter 5 Notes: The Court System
       + Trial Courts and Jury Selection (pgs. 44-49) 
       + Annenberg Classroom Video (23 Minutes): "Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company": https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/jury-selection-edmonson-v-leesville-concrete-company/  
    * Video Notes/Reflection Questions and Book Review Questions 
       1-4. 

           5. Video Response: What is a Batson Challenge?  

           6. Video Response: Include a quote or anecdote from the presentation that you found insightful and explain why you chose it. 

           7. Video Response: If you were going to explain this video to a peer or parent, how would you relate it to law and what we are studying ? Explain in 2+ Sentences  
           8. Video Response: Discuss a term or concept from your notes that this video reinforced or clarified OR Discuss a term or concept learned from this video  
       + Book Problem 5.2 A & C from page 49    
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Notes/Reflection Questions and Book Review Questions 





    Day 17: Monday, January 29th, 2024

    * Video Notes/Reflection Questions and Book Review Questions 
    * Chapter 5: The Court System Notes 
       + Appeals Courts (pgs. 49-50)  
       + Gideon v. Wainwright Case Analysis (pg. 56)  
       + Gideon Annenberg Video (23:00-41:45) (18:45 minutes run time): https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/key-constitutional-concepts/
    *
    Video Notes/Reflection Questions, Book Review Questions and Worksheet
       1-3. Video Notes
          4. Video Response: To appeal a case, there must be an error of law, what was the error of law in this case?  
       5-7. Complete Worksheet and Questions #1-3: Chapter 5 Gideon v Wainwright Worksheet.pdf        

     8-10. Book Problem 5.4 A-C on pg. 56       
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: iCivics Game "Argument Wars: Gideon v Wainwright"https://www.icivics.org/games/argument-wars
       +  Print certificate at end of game (If you can't print, write down time played and get adult signature or screen shot) 
       
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    Gideon v. Wainwright Case Analysis

     



    Day 18: Tuesday, January 30th 2024
    * Review and Grade Video Notes/Responses, Worksheet, and Book Problem 5.4 A-C       
    * Chapter 5: The Court System Notes 
       + Dual Court System/Incorporation  
       + State and Federal Court Systems (pgs. 50-53)   
       + Tribal Courts (pgs. 55) 
    * iCivics Game: Play icivigs.org game Participation: Court Quest: https://www.icivics.org/games/court-quest
       + Play Game for Grade (Participation Grade)/If Absent, Print certificate at end of game (If you can't print, write down time played and get adult signature or screen shot)

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * iCivics Game Participation    




    Day 19: Wednesday, January 31st 2024  

    * Chapter 5 Notes: The Court System  
       + State and Federal Court Systems (pgs. 50-53) 
    * Book Problems and Worksheet
       + Book Problem 5.3 A-E on pg. 53
       + Court Quest Worksheet: Chapter 5 Activity Worksheet-Court Quest.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Book Problems and Worksheet    

     




    Day 20: Thursday, February 1st 2024
    * Review, Grade, and Turn in Book Problems and Worksheet        
    * Chapter 5 Notes: The Court System
       + Tribal Courts (pgs. 55) 
       + We the People: The Battle for the American West (About 39:35 Minutes in): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-the-people/id83213431?i=1000586627930   
       + Oyez.org "Ex parte Crow Dog (1883)" https://www.oyez.org/cases/1850-1900/109us556  
       + Native American Sovereignty and Justice for Native American Women (48:05 Minutes): https://www.newsy.com/stories/a-broken-trust-sexual-assault-and-justice-on-tribal-lands/  
    ​       1-5. Notes
    ​          6. If you were to describe this video to a friend or family member, what would you tell him or her? (Discuss in 3+ Sentences)      
              7. Define Sovereignty? What role does tribal sovereignty play in the video? Why is it part of the title for the video?    
              8. Define Jurisdiction? What role does jurisdiction play in the video?    
              9. Based on the information from the video, what legal idea or concept was learned OR reinforced?  List and describe in 2+ Sentences 
            10. EXTENSION (look up on the web): When were Native Americans granted citizenship? What took so long? Why were they not covered by Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment?   
      
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION Retro Report "The 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz..."  (13:33 Minutes): https://retroreport.org/video/the-1969-occupation-of-alcatraz-was-a-catalyst-for-indigenous-activism-2/?utm_source=Retro+Report+Education&utm_campaign=fcfa1f5a0f-FEB5_ALCATRAZ&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_64a84ba2bf-fcfa1f5a0f-357764372&mc_cid=fcfa1f5a0f&mc_eid=c61f8cb495
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Native American Sovereignty Video Notes/Responses




    Day 21: Monday, February 5th 2024
    * Review and Grade Assignment
       + Native American Justice Video Notes/Responses DUE   
       + Tribal Courts (pgs. 55) 
       + Oyez.org "Ex parte Crow Dog (1883)" https://www.oyez.org/cases/1850-1900/109us556
       + We the People: The Battle for the American West (About 39:35 Minutes in): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-the-people/id83213431?i=1000586627930     

    * Chapter 5 Notes: The Court System
       + The Supreme Court of the United States (pgs 56-59)  
    * SCOTUS Podcast Notes/Responses, Worksheet, and Book Review
       + "The Daily: Biden Gets a Supreme Court Pick" (26 Minutes): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-daily/id1200361736?i=1000549156291
         1-3. Podcast Notes
            4. If you were to explain this podcast to a friend or family member, what would you tell him or her? (Discuss in 2+ Sentences)  
            5. Either of the following: What Interested You? OR What Disturbed You? (List AND Explain using the word "because" in your response)          
            6. Either of the following: What Enlightened You? OR What Confused You? (List AND Explain using the word "because" in your response and in 2+ Sentences)   
            7. If you were creating Wednesday's test and designed a question from the podcast, what would you ask?  What response would you be looking for?   

       + Daily Law Warm-Ups Worksheet: Chapter 5 Supreme Court Appointments.pdf
       + Book Problem 5.5 B-C on pg. 59  
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Watch Sasse on Kavanaugh Hearing: “We Can And We Should Do Better Than This” (15:47 Minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlAHS6pT5A4  
       + Notes
       + What was Senator Sasse's Point?
        
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * SCOTUS Podcast Notes/Responses, Worksheet, and Book Review

     



    Day 22: Tuesday, February 6th 2024
    * Chapter 5: The Court System Notes 
       + Military Court (pg. 55) and International Courts (pg. 60)
       + Chapter 1, 2, and 5 TEST Tomorrow 
    * Chapter 5 Review Worksheets
       + Chapter Review Worksheet: Chapter 5 Review Fill in the Blank Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter 5 Review Worksheet  




    Day 23: Wednesday, February 7th 2024-Pep Assembly Schedule
    * Chapter 1, 2, and 5 Unit TEST
       + After Test
          - Participate in Applied Gov Silent Debate  
          - Chapter 7 Notes
          - UpFronts  
          - Civics Games
             + Court Quest: https://www.icivics.org/games/court-quest  
             + "Argument Wars": https://www.icivics.org/games/argument-wars
             + "Do I Have a Right?": https://www.icivics.org/games/do-i-have-right

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK

    * Unit TEST    




    Day 24: Thursday, February 8th 2024
    * Review
       + TEST: Ch 1, 2, 5 Test Review
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video Episode 3: "The Dream Team" (44:18 Minutes)
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 3 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet  




    Day 25: Monday, February 12th 2024
    * Video Worksheet Discussion/Video Worksheet DUE
       + “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video Episode 3: "The Dream Team"   

    * Begin Unit 2: Criminal Law 
      + Chapters 7-11, 6
    * Chapter 7: Crime in America
       + "The Nature of Crimes" (pgs. 72-73)
    * Book Problem
       + 7.1 on pg. 73 A-K (label and explain rationale for label choice) with a continuum
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems 7.1 




    Day 26: Tuesday, February 13th 2024
    * Chapter 7: Crime in America
       + "The Nature of Crimes" (pgs. 72-77)
    * Book Problems
       + 7.2 A-C on pg. 74
       + 7.3 A-C on page 76
       + 7.4 A-C on page 77
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: "Abortion and Crime Revisited" (55:40 Minutes): https://freakonomics.com/podcast/abortion/
       1. Notes
       2. Summary/What I learned/Worth Listening
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems        




    Day 27: Wednesday, February 14th 2024
    * Review and Correct Chapter Book Problems    
    * Chapter 7: Crime in America
       + "Guns and the Law" (pgs. 83-85) 
    * Book Problems
       + 7.5 A-C on pg. 79
       + 7.7 A-D on pg. 84 
       + 7.8 A-C on pg. 85
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems      




    Day 28: Thursday, February 15th 2024
    * Review and Correct Book Problems 
    * Chapter 7: Crime in America
       + Substance Abuse and Crime: pgs. 86-92
    * Book Problems
       + 7.9 
    A-D on pg. 89 
       + 7.10 A-C on pg. 91
       + 7.11 A  on pg. 92 
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Freakonomics Radio Podcast (53 Minutes)-How Are Psychedelics and Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/freakonomics-radio/id354668519?i=1000493175734
       + Exit Ticket 
           1. Podcast Notes     
           2. Summary of podcast and the most important idea, concept, or principle learned. 
           3. Worth listening to? Discuss in 2+ Sentences       
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems  
          




    Day 29: Monday, February 19th 2024
    * Chapter 7: Crime in America
       + Victims of Crime: pgs. 93-97
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems
       + Chapter Worksheet  
           - Chapter Review Worksheet: Chapter 7 Basic Terms Worksheet.pdf
       + Chapter Book Problems  
           - 7.12 A-C on pg. 94
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems 
          




    Day 30: Tuesday, February 20th 2024
    * Chapter 8: Intro to Criminal Law
       + mens rea and General Considerations: pgs. 98-101
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapters_index.html 
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems  
       + Chapter Worksheet 
           - Chapter Review Worksheet: Chapter 8 Elements of a Crime and Jurisdiction Daily Warm Up Wo.pdf
       + Chapter Book Problems
      
           - 8.1 A-C on pg. 100
           - 8.2 on pg. 101 (Modified Grid for Each Character: Actions/Charges)  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems    




    Day 31: Wednesday, February 21st 2024
    * Review and Grade Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems    
    * Chapter 8: Intro to Criminal Law
       + Crimes of Omission, Preliminary Crimes, and Conspiracy: pgs. 101-104
    * Chapter Review Worksheet
       + Case Analysis Worksheet: Chapter 9 Case Analysis Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Review Worksheet       




    Day 32: Thursday, February 22nd 2024   

    * Review and Grade Chapter Worksheet  
    * Chapter 8: Intro to Criminal Law
       + Crimes of Omission, Preliminary Crimes, and Conspiracy: pgs. 101-104

    * Chapter Book Problems 
       + 8.3 A-B on pg. 102 (Modified Grid for Each Character: Actions/Charges)
       + 8.4 A-D on pg. 103  
       + 8.5 A-C on pg. 104     

    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Stateside Podcast: FBI Informants and Kidnapping Plot (22:04 Minutes):https://www.michiganradio.org/news/2021-07-28/stateside-podcast-fbi-informants-and-kidnapping-plot  

           1. Notes
           2. In 3-5 Sentences Discuss: If you were a juror, would you find the defendants guilty or exonerate them because you believe it was a case of entrapment?

           3. Should law enforcement go undercover to prevent crimes from occurring or does it ultimately lead to the police egging on suspects to commit crimes?  

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems    




    Optional Assignment- Dateline (Glendive Case) S1E24 "Footprint in the Dust": https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/full-episode-footprint-in-the-dust-633387075634  
           - Video Notes

           - Write a Summary/Response      




    Day 33: Monday, February 26th 2024

    * Review and Grade Chapter Book Problems  
    * Optional Assignment DUE
    * Chapter 9: Crimes Against the Person

       + Homicide and Criminal Homicide pgs. 105-107
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapter_0050/parts_index.html
    * Podcasts Notes/Reflection Questions
       + The Daily: The Trial of Derek Chauvin (28 Minutes): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-trial-of-derek-chauvin/id1200361736?i=1000514840023
           1-2. Podcast Notes     
              3. With what crimes was Derek Chauvin charged? Explain. 
              4. Why were the reasonS Derek Chauvin was Charged with 3 Crimes? Explain in 2+ Sentences     
              5. List and discuss the legal idea, concept, or principle learned as it relates to the chapter  
       + The Megyn Kelly Show Episode 83 (Wednesday, March 31st 2021): The Derek Chauvin Trial: What You Need To Know, with Arthur Aidala, Mark Eiglarsh, and Michael Belsky (1hr 42 Min--Start 34 Minutes in): https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-derek-chauvin-trial-what-you-need-to-know-with/id1532976305?i=1000534581232
           6-7. Podcast Notes
               8. What was the controversy about the felony murder charge? Explain. 
               9. Discuss the elements of homicide that must be proven and why the lawyers on the podcast find them for the prosecutor to be easy or difficult to prove.  Explain. 
              10. What is the strategy of the defense? Explain in 2+ Sentences   
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION
           - Listen to the Podcast (what we didn't listen to) and record the times Listened and Discuss What information enhanced your learning and could be shared with your peers to further their knowledge?     
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Notes and Podcast Notes/Responses    




    Day 34: Tuesday, February 27th 2024
    * Chapter 9: Crimes Against the Person
       + Homicide and Criminal Homicide pgs. 105-107
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapter_0050/parts_index.html
    * Chapter 9: Crimes Against the Person
       + Homicide and Criminal Homicide pgs. 105-107
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapter_0050/parts_index.html  
    * Chapter 9: Crimes Against the Person
       + Homicide and Criminal Homicide pgs. 105-107
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems
       + You Be The Judge A-C on pg. 107 (Modified)
           - For Each
             1. Crime Charged
             2. Why?
             3. Identify Each Element of the Crime and What Evidence Supports Your Decision     
       + Chapter 9 Analyzing Worksheet: Chapter 9 Murder Cases Analysis Worksheet.pdf
           - For Each
             1. Crime Charged
             2. Why?
             3. Identify Each Element of the Crime and What Evidence Supports Your Decision    
       
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK

    * Homicide Chapter Book Problems and Worksheet    
      




    Day 35: Wednesday, February 28th 2024
    * Review and Correct Homicide Chapter Book Problems and Worksheet  
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 4: "100% Not Guilty"
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 4 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet 




    Day 36: Thursday, February 29th 2024
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 4: "100% Not Guilty" Video Worksheet DUE 
    * Chapter 9: Crimes Against the Person
       + Noncriminal Homicide and Suicide: pgs. 108-109
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapter_0050/parts_index.html
       + From Fox News - Belgian woman in her 20s 'euthanized' after suffering mental trauma in Brussels airport bombing: https://www.foxnews.com/world/belgian-woman-her-20s-euthanized-after-suffering-mental-trauma-brussels-airport-bombing 
    * Podcast Notes and Book Problems 
       + "Shared State: The politics of death and dying" (30 Minutes): https://www.mtpr.org/podcast/shared-state/2022-03-07/the-politics-of-death-and-dying
          - Podcast Notes
          - Include a quote or anecdote from the podcast that you found insightful and explain why you chose it.     
          - Summarize the podcast and explain what you might tell a friend to help them understand the issues around euthanasia
       + Book Problem 9.1 C
    -E on page 109 

    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: When I asked my Parent(s), Guardian(s), Adult(s) in my life about this issue they told me...
    EXTRA EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Euthanasia Packet: Chapter 9 Euthanasia Packet.pdf
           1. Read and Underline or Highlight   
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Euthanasia Podcast and Book Problems  
     



    NO SCHOOL FOR SPRING BREAK: Friday, March 1st-Sunday, March 10th

    Optional Assignment- Dateline (Glendive Case) S1E24 "Footprint in the Dust": https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/full-episode-footprint-in-the-dust-633387075634  
           - Video Notes

           - Write a Summary/Response    





    Day 37: Monday, March 11th 2024

    * Review Podcast and Book Problems    
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 5: "The Race Card" (53 Minutes)
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 5 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    *Packet/Book Questions and Video Worksheet 




    Day 38: Tuesday, March 12th 2024
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 5: "The Race Card" DUE 
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet Handout: Guest Speaker Worksheet Fall 2022.docx
       + Olivia Rieger
       + State District Court Judge (7th Judicial District)
       + Legal System     

    * Chapter 9: Crimes Against the Person
       + Kidnapping, Assault and Battery, Rape and Sexual Assault: pgs. 109-112
       + Consent is as Simple as Tea Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQbei5JGiT8
    * Satiric Handout, Book Problems, and Chapter Review Worksheet 
       + Rape and Trial Worksheet: Chapter 9 The Rape of Mr Smith Worksheet.pdf
           - This handout is a piece of satire. What is its point?  
           - Do you believe this is an apt analogy or false equivalence?  
           - What are "rape shield" laws (pg. 112) and how do they work?  
     + Book Problem 9.2 A-D 
           - List and Discuss the form of Sexual Assault the defendant would be charge with and whether or not he/she will be convicted of that crime. 
       + Chapter 9 Review Worksheet: Chapter 9 Basic Terms Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Satiric Handout, Book Problems, and Chapter Review Worksheet 




    Day 39: Wednesday, March 13th 2024

    * Guest Speaker Presentation: Judge Rieger
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet Fall 2022.docx  
       + Alternative Assignment:  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet      




    Day 40: Thursday, March 14th 2024-Last Day of 3rd Quarter
    * Guest Speaker/Alternative Worksheet DUE
       + Review Presentation     
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 6 (51:21 Minutes): "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia"
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 6 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet 





    Day 41: Monday, March 18th 2024-First Day of 4th Quarter
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 6: "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" DUE 
    * Chapter 10: Crimes Against Property
       + Arson, Vandalism, Larceny, Embezzlement, Robbery, etc pgs. 113-123
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapter_0060/parts_index.html
    * Video Notes-Responses & Chapter Book Problems    
       + CloseUp "Behind the Music"
          - Video Notes
          - Any 2 DICE in 2+ Sentences
       + Book Problem 10.5 A-G in 2+ Sentences each and with a Continuum   
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Notes-Responses & Chapter Book Problems          



     

    Day 42: Tuesday, March 19th 2024
    * Review and Correct the Chapter 10 Basic Concepts Worksheet     
    * Chapter 10: Crimes Against Property
       + Arson, Vandalism, Larceny, Embezzlement, Robbery, etc pgs. 113-123
       + MCA Link: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0450/chapter_0060/parts_index.html  
    * Chapter book Problems and Worksheet  
       + Chapter Book Problems
          - Book Problem 10.3 A-B on pg. 116
          - Book Problem 10.4 A-B on pg. 119   

       + Worksheet: Chapter 10 Basic Terms Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems and Worksheet 
      

      
      


    Day 43: Wednesday, March 20th 2024
    * Review and Grade Chapter Book Problems and Worksheet      
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Presentation Worksheet.docx
       + Pete Maltese
       + Defense Attorney 
       + Defending Clients and the Legal Profession 
         

    * Chapter 11: Defenses
       + pgs. 124-129

    * Article Questions and Chapter Book Review
       + BBC News: "What is a stand your ground law and which states have one?": https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-65282084
           A) Contrast Stand Your Ground Law and the Duty to Retreat principle.
           B) What are the Pros and Cons of Stand Your Ground Laws?        
           C) What are the Pros and Cons of the Duty to Retreat principle?
       + Chapter Book Problems
           - 11.1 A-B on pg. 126
           - 11.2 A on pg. 128
           - 11.3 A-C on pg. 129  

    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Stateside Podcast: FBI Informants and Kidnapping Plot (22:04 Minutes):https://www.michiganradio.org/news/2021-07-28/stateside-podcast-fbi-informants-and-kidnapping-plot  

           1. Notes
           2. In 3-5 Sentences Discuss: If you were a juror, would you find the defendants guilty or exonerate them because you believe it was a case of entrapment?

           3. Should law enforcement go undercover to prevent crimes from occurring or does it ultimately lead to the police egging on suspects to commit crimes? 
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Article Questions and Chapter Book Review  





    Day 44: Thursday, March 21st 2024
    * Pete Maltese Guest Speaker Presentation 
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Street Law Guest Speaker Worksheet III.docx
       + Alternative Worksheet if Absent: Chapter 11 Pete Maltese Alternative Guest Speaker Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet        




    Day 45: Monday, March 25th 2024
    * Guest Speaker/Alternative Worksheet DUE
       + Review Presentation     
    * Review and Correct Worksheet and Chapter Book Problems   
    * Chapter 11: Defenses
       + pgs. 124-129
    * Chapter 11 Worksheet: Chapter 11 Activity Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK

    * Chapter 11 Worksheet      

         




    Day 46: Tuesday, March 26th 2024
    * Review and Correct 11 Defenses Worksheet  
    * Chapter 6: Lawyers
       + pgs. 61-69
    * Chapter Book Problems
       + 6.1 A-I on pg. 63 
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems    




    Day 47: Wednesday, March 27th 2024

    * Worksheet and Chapter Book Problems    
       + Worksheet: Chapter 9 Prosecutor-Defense Attorney Daily Warm Up Worksheet.pdf        
       + Chapter Book Problems 6.4 A-E on pg. 68       
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Worksheet and Chapter Book Problems      




    Day 48: Thursday, March 28th 2024

    * Worksheet and Chapter Book Problems DUE        
    * Unit TEST (
    Chapter 6-11)

       + After Test:
           - Chapter 12 Notes
    AND/OR
          - Play icivics.org game-Do I Have a Right?: https://www.icivics.org/games/do-i-have-right
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Unit TEST    




    NO SCHOOL MONDAY April 1st




    Day 49: Tuesday, April 2nd 2024
    * Unit TEST (
    Chapter 6-11) Review
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Presentation Worksheet.docx
       + Lieutenant Gabe Zeiler and Detective Brett Norby  
       + Sidney Police Officer
       + Law Enforcement and Investigations (Discussion of evidence collection and crime lab results and will incorporate a case study)     

    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 7: "Conspiracy Theories"
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 7 2024.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet     




    Day 50: Wednesday, April 3rd 2024
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 6: "Conspiracy Theories" DUE    
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + The Arrest pgs. 130-137    
       + "Terry" Stop: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_stop 
    * Chapter Book Problems
       + 12.1 A-C
       + 12.2 A-C & E-F
       + 12.3 A-C
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems    




    Day 51: Thursday, April 4th 2024

    * Presentation: Lieutenant Gabe Zeiler and Detective Brett Norby    
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet Fall 2022.docx
       + Alternative Guest Speaker Assignment: Police Chief Mark Kraft Alternative Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet    




    Day 52: Friday, April 5th 2024
    * Guest Speaker/Alternative Worksheet DUE
       + Review Presentation      
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + The Arrest pgs. 130-137  
       + "Terry" Stop: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_stop     
    * "It's the Law" Law and Order: An Inside View of the Criminal Justice System Video Notes/Responses 
          - i.e. Search Warrants, the Arrest, etc.   
       1-5. Video Notes
          6. Include a quote or anecdote from the episode that you found insightful and explain why you choose it. 
          7. List and Describe a concept related to class lecture/discussions, textbook notes, or the OJ Docu-Series.
          8. In 2+ Sentences, list AND describe a idea or Concept related to the class that you learned through the video. 
          9. In 2+ Sentences, list AND describe a term related to the class that you learned through the video. 
        10. If you were going to explain this video to a peer or parent, what would you tell him/her? (Explain in 2+ Sentences)   
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * "It's the Law" Law and Order: An Inside View of the Criminal Justice System Video Notes/Responses 




    Optional Assignment (Sidney/Fairview) Dateline NBC Episode: Season 25 Episode 36 "Under the Prairie Sky": https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/full-episode-under-the-prairie-sky-1127895619573  
           - Video Notes

           - Write a Summary/Response     






    Day 53: Monday, April 8th 2024
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + Search and Seizure pgs. 137-145
       + Crash Course "Search and Seizure" Video (7:37 Minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4O1OlGyTuU 
       + California v. Grennwoodhttps://www.oyez.org/cases/1987/86-684 
       + Bringham City v. Stuarthttps://www.oyez.org/cases/2005/05-502
       + Katz v. United Stateshttps://www.oyez.org/cases/1967/35
       + Kyllo v. United Stateshttps://www.oyez.org/cases/2000/99-8508
    * Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems 
      + Chapter Worksheet: Chapter 12 Analyzing Cases Worksheet.pdf
            - Answer EACH case on a separate sheet of paper
       + Chapter Book Problems
            - 12.4 A-E on pg. 138
            - You Be The Judge A-B on pg. pg. 146    
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Annenberg Video "A Conversation with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on Search and Seizure": https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/conversation-constitution-search-seizure/
       + Take Notes writing down the question and the answer      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Search and Seizure Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems     




    Day 54: Tuesday, April 9th 2024
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + Search and Seizure pgs. 137-145
       + Crash Course "Search and Seizure" Video (7:37 Minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4O1OlGyTuU 
       + California v. Grennwoodhttps://www.oyez.org/cases/1987/86-684 
       + Bringham City v. Stuarthttps://www.oyez.org/cases/2005/05-502
       + Katz v. United Stateshttps://www.oyez.org/cases/1967/35
       + Kyllo v. United Stateshttps://www.oyez.org/cases/2000/99-8508  
    * Finish and Review and Correct Search and Seizure Presentation Worksheet or Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems     
      + Chapter Worksheet: Chapter 12 Analyzing Cases Worksheet.pdf
            - Answer EACH case on a separate sheet of paper
       + Chapter Book Problems
            - 12.4 A-E on pg. 138
            - You Be The Judge A-B on pg. pg. 146    
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Search and Seizure Chapter Worksheet and Book Problems       




    Day 55: Wednesday, April 10th 2024 

    * Optional Assignment DUE  
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Presentation Worksheet.docx
       + Bob Burnison
       + Undersheriff
       + Law Enforcement and Investigations   
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + Interrogations and Confessions: pgs. 149-151
       + Annenberg Video: "Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona" (25 Minute Video): https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/right-remain-silent-miranda-v-arizona/
           - Take Notes in Notebook 
    Miranda v. Arizona Case Study (10 Questions) 
       + Video Questions:
           - Include a quote or anecdote from the Video that you found insightful and explain why you choose it.   
           - In 2+ Sentences, list AND describe a idea or Concept from the video that REINFORCED what you have learned in class. 
           - In 2+ Sentences, list AND describe a term related to the class that you LEARNED through the video. 
           - If you were going to describe this video to someone, what would you tell them and what would you tell him/her why Miranda v. Arizona matters? Answer in 2+ Sentences      
       + Miranda Worksheet: Chapter 12 Miranda Worksheet.pdf
          - Answer Questions #1-3       
       + Book Problems 12.10 A-C on 151
    EXTRA CREDIT: Annenberg Video "A Conversation on the Constitution with Justice Anthony Kennedy on Miranda v. Arizona": https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/conversation-constitution-miranda-v-arizona/
       + Take Notes 
       + Summarize What You Learned

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    Miranda v. Arizona Case Study Video Responses, Worksheet Questions, and Book Problems  
      



    Day 56: Thursday, April 11th 2024
    * Undersheriff Bob Burnison in Class 
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet 2020-2021.docx
       + Alternative Guest Speaker Assignment: Undersheriff Bob Burnison Alternative Guest Speaker Worksheet.pdf  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet or Alternative Guest Speaker Assignment       




    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: (Sidney/Fairview) Dateline NBC Episode: Season 25 Episode 36 "Under the Prairie Sky": https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/full-episode-under-the-prairie-sky-1127895619573  
           - Video Notes

           - Write a Summary/Response     

        



    Day 57: Monday, April 15th 2024  
    * Guest Speaker/Alternative Worksheet DUE
       + Review Presentation         
      
    * Chapter 13: Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trial
       + The Exclusionary Rule pgs. 159-160
    Mapp v. Ohio Case Study 
       + Worksheet: Mapp v. Ohio Case Study.docx
       + Annenberg Video Mapp v. Ohio (25 Minutes): https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/search-seizure-mapp-v-ohio/
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    Mapp v. Ohio Case Study Worksheet    




    Day 58: Tuesday, April 16th 2024
    Handout Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Worksheet II.docx
       + Carl Dynneson and Danny Coryell 
       + Principal and Assistant Principal
       + Public School Searches  
        
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + "Public School Searches" (pgs. 143-145)    
    * Search and Seizure in Schools Cases
       + NJ v TLO (1984/5): https://www.oyez.org/cases/1983/83-712
    * New Jersey v. TLO Case Study: NJ v TLO Case Study Packet.docx
       + Search and Seizure in Schools Cases  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    New Jersey v. TLO Case Study Packet    




    Day 59: Wednesday, April 17th 2024
    * Review and Correct New Jersey v. TLO Case Study Packet   
    * Chapter 12: Criminal Justice Process: The Investigative Phase
       + "Public School Searches" (pgs. 143-145)  
       + Acton Vernonia (2005): https://www.oyez.org/cases/1994/94-590
       +Board of Ed of Pottawatomie County v Earls: https://www.oyez.org/cases/2001/01-332
    * ACLU "Supreme Court Video" 
       1-5. Video Notes
           6. Summarize the Video in 2+ Sentences
           7. Explain the Legal Issue the Court was answer
           8. What was the best reason to side with the student?  Explain
           9. What was the best reason to side with the school?  Explain
         10. What was the Decision of the Court and what Precedent did the case establish? 
       + Alternative Assignment
           - Book Problem 12.7 A-E on pg. 144
           - Worksheet Questions #1-3 & YBTJ: Pottawatamie v Earls Worksheet.pdf    
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Extracurricular Drug Testing Assignment
       




    Day 60: Thursday, April 18th 2024
    * Mr. Dynneson and Mr. Coryell Guest Speaker Presentation: "Public School Searches"
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet 
       + Alternative Assignment
           - Safford v. Redding (2009) Case Study: https://www.oyez.org/cases/2008/08-479
              + Summarize the Case from the "Facts of the Case" 
              + What was the Question (#1 ) the Court Was asked to Decide? 
              +
    Scroll down to the "Conclusion"
                    - Record Who Won and Summarize Why.   
                    - What Precedent Was Established?
                    - Why did the lone dissenter Disagree with the Majority Opinion? 
          - Legal/Illegal Search Worksheet: Legal v Illegal School Searches.docx
              + Check Appropriate Box and Answer in 2+ Sentences and on a SEPARATE sheet of paper       
     ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet OR Alternative Assignment  

         



    Day 61: Monday, April 22nd 2024-Mr. F. Gone to DC
    * Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Notes
       + Street Law Text: pgs. 467-469 Procedural Due Process
       + Crash Course Video on Procedural Due Process: Due Process of Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #28
    * Student Due Process Rights Assignment (
    Worksheet & iCivics Game Case Study)    
       + Chapter Worksheet: Chapter 39-41-Student Dure Process Worksheet.pdf

           - Answer on a Separate Sheet of Paper
       + Go to iCivics.org to play Argument Wars and hit the arrow until you get to the case IN RE GAULT V. ARIZONA:  https://www.icivics.org/games/argument-wars
           - Answer on the Same Paper as Worksheet Responses
               + What was the case about? What was the Court asked to determine?
               + Discuss the arguments in the game for In Re Gault
               + Discuss the arguments in the game for the State of Arizona
               + What did the Supreme Court Decide? Explain.
                   - USCourts.Gov: https://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educational-activities/facts-and-case-summary-re-gault
                   - Oyez: https://www.oyez.org/cases/1966/116  
                   - Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_re_Gault  
     
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Student Due Process Rights Assignment (Worksheet & iCivics Game Case Study)    




    Day 62: Tuesday, April 23rd 2024-Mr. F. Gone to DC

    * Review and Grade Student Due Process Rights Assignment (Worksheet & iCivics Game Case Study) 
    * Reminder
       + Law and Justice Center Tour With Undersheriff Bob Burnison Tomorrow: Meet Outside Mrs. Enriquez to Take Bus To/From Justice Center
    * Chapter 13: Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trial
       + Booking and Initial Appearances/Bail and Pretrial Release/Information/Preliminary Hearing/Grand Jury (152-157)
    * Chapter Book Problems
             + 13.1 A-C on pg. 155
             + You Be the Judge Cases 1-5 on pg. 156 in 3+ Sentences EACH

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Book Problems





    Day 63: Wednesday, April 24th 2024-Mr. F. Gone to DC

    * Law and Justice Center Tour with Undersheriff Bob Burinison 
       + Meet in Lobby of Law and Justice Center at 7:50  
       + Presentation Worksheet: Presentation Note Sheet II.docx

       + Alternative AssignmentHow Do the 4th and 5th Amendments Protect Us Aginst Unreasonable Law Enforcement .pdf
            1. Read and Highlight or Underline
            2. Complete Questions #1-5 from the last Page on the last Page    
        
      

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Law and Justice Center Tour Presentation Worksheet or Alternative Assignment   
     





    Day 64: Thursday, April 25th 2024-Mr. F. Gone to DC
    * Law and Justice Center Tour Presentation Worksheet or Alternative Assignment DUE     
    * Review and Grade Chapter Book Problems from Tuesday
    * Chapter 13: Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trial

       + Felony Arraignment and Pleas/Pretrial Motions-The Exclusionary Rule (pgs. 158-160)  

    * Chapter 13: Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trial
       + The Exclusionary Rule pgs. 159-160  
     * Exclusionary Rule Assignment
       + Legal/Illegal Search Worksheet: When is a Warrant Not Needed.docx
       + Book Problems
           - 13.3 A-C on pg. 160
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK

    * Exclusionary Rule Assignment         





    Day 65: Monday, April 29th 2024

    * Land and Motion at Justice Center: Judge B.'s Chamber/Court Room 
       + Meet in Lobby of Law and Justice Center at 7:50  
    * Law and Motion Worksheet: 
       + Presentation Worksheet: Presentation Note Sheet II.docx
       + Alternative Assignment: Annenberg Classroom "The Role of the Courts" Videos (22 Minutes): https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/the-role-of-the-courts/#    

           - Use the Law and Motion Worksheet to Complete Alternative Assignment
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Law and Motion Participation or Alternative Assignment





    Day 66: Tuesday, April 30th 2024
    * Chapter 13: Proceedings Before Trial
       + Plea Bargaining pgs. 160-161  
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Presentation Worksheet.docx
       + Brett Irigoin  
       + Dawson County Attorney:  https://www.richland.org/253/County-Attorney
       + Prosecuting Crimes From Preliminary Hearings to the Trial  

    * Book Problems and Chapter Worksheet
       + Book Problems 13.4 A-B on pg. 161     
       + Chapter 13 Terms Worksheet: Chapter 13 Terms Worksheet.pdf      
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Assignment: National Constitution Center Podcast (55 Minutes): Why Do the Innocent Plead Guilty?: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/live-at-the-national-constitution-center/id1037423300?i=1000513316040
           1. Podcast Notes 00:00-??:??
           2. Podcast Question Posed--Answer   
      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    Book Problems and Chapter Worksheet  




    Day 67: Wednesday, May 1st 2024  

    * Dawson County Attorney Brett Irigoin in Class 
       + Guest Speaker Worksheet: Guest Speaker Presentation Worksheet.docx   
       + Alternative AssignmentNational Constitution Center Podcast (55 Minutes): Why Do the Innocent Plead Guilty?: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/live-at-the-national-constitution-center/id1037423300?i=1000513316040
           1. Podcast Notes 
           2. Podcast Question Posed--Answer   
         
      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Guest Speaker Worksheet OR Alternative Assignment   




    Day 68: Thursday, May 2nd 2024
    * Guest Speaker/Alternative Worksheet DUE
       + Review Presentation          
    * OJ Simpson Episode 8 "A Jury in Jail"      
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 8.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet      




    OPTIONAL WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT: 12 Angry Men Exit Ticket
       1. Discuss 1-2 times the movie made you think positively of juries? What happened and how did it promote due process? 
       2. Discuss 1-2 times the movie made you think negativelyof juries? What happened and how did it violate due process? 
       3. Do you believe juries are vehicles to justice or more often impediments to justice? Explain in 2-4 Sentences
       4. If you were writing next week's test, compile a question you would include that relates to the movie.
       5. Write a 2-3 sentence "Yelp" or "Amazon" review of this movie discussing whether or not it should remain in my curriculum.     




    Day 69: Monday, May 6th 2024
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 8 "A Jury in Jail" DUE      
    * Chapter 14: The Trial  
       + Right to Trial by Jury pgs. 162-163
       + BBC News: "Chauvin Trial: What do we know about the jury?": https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56512690   
    * Worksheet and Chapter 
       + Trial by Jury Worksheet: Trial by Jury Worksheet.pdf
           - #1-4
       + Book Problems
           - 14.1 A-C on pg. 163  
           - 14.2 A-C on pg. 164      
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: Chapter 14 Worksheet: Chapter 14 Jury Service Worksheet.pdf
          - A-P  

    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK

    Worksheet and Chapter Book Problems    


     




    Day 70: Tuesday, May 7th 2024
    * Chapter 14: Criminal Justice Process: The Trial
       + Freedom from Self-Incrimination, Right to an Attorney, Criminal Appeals (pgs. 166-168)
       + Right to Trial by Jury, Speedy, Public Trial, and Confronting Witnesses pgs. 162-165  
       + Annenberg Video: "The Confrontation Clause: "Crawford v. Washington" (25 Minutes): https://www.annenbergclassroom.org/resource/confrontation-clause-crawford-v-washington/  
    * Book Problems and Video Notes/Response
       + Chapter Book Problems 
           - 14.3 A-C on pg. 165   
           - 14.4 A-D on pg. 166
       + Video Notes
       + Video Responses 
           - How did the Court decide this case? Why? 
           - Compare and Contrast your response in letter C on pg. 165 with what the Court decided.      
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK

    * Book Problems and Video Notes/Response    




    Day 71: Wednesday, May 8th 2024
    * “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 9: "Manna From Heaven "  
       + Video Worksheet: The People v OJ Simpson Video Worksheet Episode 9.docx
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Video Worksheet         



    Day 72: Thursday, May 9th 2024   
    * Review and Correct “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 9: "Manna From Heaven " 
    * Chapter 15: Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing and Corrections
       + Sentencing Options, the Purposes of Punishment, pardons, and the Three Strikes Law pgs. 171  
       + Colorado Truck Driver Sentenced to 100 Years: https://www.google.com/search?q=Colorado+Truck+Driver+get+100+years+%2B+People+Outraged&rlz=1C1GCEB_enUS863US863&source=lnms&tbm=vid&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiUgOKpiJb1AhWNHc0KHbg1CUkQ_AUoA3oECAEQBQ&biw=1920&bih=937&dpr=1&safe=active&ssui=on
       + 60 Minutes "Crime and Punishment"(13:56): https://www.cbsnews.com/videos/crime-and-punishment/  
    * Book Problems and Worksheet
       + Book Problem 15.1 A-E on pg. 171 "Three Strikes Law"
       + Determinant and Indeterminant Sentencing Worksheet: Determinate Sentences Worksheet.pdf
    EXTRA CREDIT EXTENSION: "Justices Search for a Middle Ground on Mandatory Sentences for gun Crime": https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/27/us/supreme-court-mandatory-sentences.html
       + Print, Annotate, and Summarize
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Worksheet Responses and Book Problems 




    Day 73: Monday, May 13th 2024

    * Chapter 15: Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing and Corrections
       + Parole, Corrections, and Reform (pgs. 173-174, 179-182)
       + USA Today Article: Re-Entry into Society, or back to Prison?: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/policing/reentry/column/2017/12/29/reentry-incarceration-corruption-prison-barriers-recidivism-policing-usa/979903001/
       + Fareed Zakaria "Global Lessons on Prisons (4:12): https://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/04/04/exp-gps-0405-witw.cnn
       + NBC News Clip "Rap Star Meek Mils" (2:58): https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/meek-mill-speaks-out-following-release-from-prison-1219270211763
       + MCA Corrections and Sentencing Policy: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0460/chapter_0180/part_0010/section_0010/0460-0180-0010-0010.html  
    Chapter Book Review 

       + 15.2 on pg. 174
       + 15.5 A-D on pg. 181  
       + pg. 156 "You Be the Judge" Cases 1-5; Assume they were Found Guilty  
           - Montana Code Annotated "Correctional and Sentencing Policy": https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0460/chapter_0180/part_0010/section_0010/0460-0180-0010-0010.html    
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    Chapter Book Review 

     
       


    Day 74: Tuesday, May 14th 2024

    * Chapter 15: Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing and Corrections
       + Parole, Corrections, and Reform (pgs. 173-174, 179-182)  
       + MCA Corrections and Sentencing Policy: https://leg.mt.gov/bills/mca/title_0460/chapter_0180/part_0010/section_0010/0460-0180-0010-0010.html
    * Chapter Review Worksheet
       + Chapter Review Worksheet: Chapter 15 Basic Concepts Worksheet.pdf
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Chapter Review Worksheet    





    Day 67: Wednesday, May 15th 2024

    * Unit Exam  
      + After Test: iCivics Games
          - "Do I Have a Right?": https://www.icivics.org/games/do-i-have-right  
          - "Lawcraft": https://icivics.org/games/lawcraft  
          - Court Quest: https://www.icivics.org/games/court-quest  
          - "Argument Wars": https://www.icivics.org/games/argument-wars
      
       + Textbook Return  
    ASSIGNMENT/HOMEWORK
    * Unit Exam   




    Day 68: Thursday, May 16th 2024
    * Cap and Gown Day: Elementary Walk and Graduation Practice
       + OPTIONAL CLASS DAY: “The People v. O.J Simpson” Video: Episode 10: "The Verdict"  11:00-Noon