Visiting the Courthouse:
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Law Day 2014 --
American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters
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Teaching the judicial branch can be daunting. The resources below will help you and your students understand the structure and function of our court system both on a national and state level. The videos provide the background needed for understanding the judicial branch of government. The mock oral argument packets provide a classroom lesson regarding the appellate courts.
Additional lessons and resources are listed below.
Mock Oral Argument Cases - www.floridasupremecourt.org
Because many teachers can not travel to the Florida Supreme Court for a visit, teacher packets and additional resources for mock oral arguments have been provided for use in classrooms.
Feel free to contact Tricia Knox, 850.921.9446 / email@example.com, for additional help and ideas regarding how to conduct a mock oral argument in your classroom.
The Judicial Branch - www.iCivics.org
Learn about the Florida Supreme Court and Florida State Court System - www.floridasupremecourt.org
Judicial Independence, Merit Retention and Selection - www.floridabar.org