Learning Recommendations: An interest in criminal and civil law and how to present evidence in a trial to defend or convict the accused.
General Description: Study of Courtroom Law with reference to the following: Democratic Ideals/Constitutional Principles, Constitutional Law, Washington State Law, Federal Law, Dispute resolution and the Trial Process, Basic Trial Process, Trial Participants, The Case, Evidence and Procedure, Strategy/Case Analysis and Opening Statements, ethics and Objectionable Conduct, Advanced Trial process, Famous Trial analysis and The Mock trial
Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:
- Mock Trials
- Critical thinking
- Writing assignments
- Use of technology