12 Angry Men: Trial by Jury as a Right and as a Political Institution

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  • Aug 5 2010 5:31 AM

    Cort Mitchell

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.  As indicated by the title, focuses on the sixth amendment right to a trial by jury.

  • Aug 2 2010 9:42 AM

    Bob Benoit

     

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
    Can be used as civics lesson and/or Literature lesson

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The classic American drama Twelve Angry Men serves as the starting point for a discussion of the constitutional right and civic function of the trial by jury. The lesson explores the specific provisions associated with this right as well as the strengths and weaknesses of the system.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Foreign Languages, English-Language Arts, History & Culture, Oral Presentations, United States History, History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts

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