Use this section to explore resources about different sources and types of law, the federal and state court systems, and some landmark Supreme Court cases. Click on the links to each of the module pages below to explore that module's content.
Let's Learn About Sources and Types of Law
SS.7.C.3.10: Identify sources and types (civil, criminal, constitutional, military) of law.
Let's Learn About the State and Federal Courts:
SS.7.C.3.11: Diagram the levels, functions, and powers of courts at the state and federal levels.
SS.7.C.2.6: Simulate the trial process and the role of juries in the administration of justice.
BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN FOR THE VIDEOS AND READINGS THAT SUPPORT SS.7.C.2.6: The Trial Processes and Juries
Let's Learn About Landmark Supreme Court Cases Related to Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
SS.7.C.3.12: Analyze the significance and outcomes of landmark Supreme Court cases.