TV Law

For students of 7th to graduate grade.

Evaluate crime-drama shows or People's Court for accuracy.  

Intro: show video clip 

Classwork: students list the actual laws that they think are at work in a particular case

Discussion: ask students to discuss their written answers

Give the statutes or precedents that apply

Check for Understanding: show another clip that relates to the same statutes and precedents and ask students to list the precedents