BGCA Lesson Six: Supreme Decision

Lesson Plan

Participants will understand the following concepts: how judges make decisions, judicial review, the 1st Amendment.

In Supreme Decision, players help cast the deciding vote in a Supreme Court case. At stake is the suspension of Ben Brewer who wore his favor band t-shirt to school against dress policy. Players help the final Justice make up her mind and influence the outcome of the case!


Participants will be able to:

Recognize good arguments on both sides of a 1st Amendment issue

Learn about judicial review

Understand how Supreme Court justices make decisions



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