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Lesson Plan

In this lesson, students compare Ben Brewer’s fictional case in “Supreme Decision” with a real-life case involving a student.  They also look at a variety of historic landmark cases to understand why precedents and judicial review are important in peoples’ everyday lives.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Students will be able to…

  • Recall the justices’ analysis in Supreme Decision.
  • Analyze a real-life case.
  • Compare the analysis of the real-life case with an analysis of Ben’s case.
  • Evaluate the effect of landmark cases on everyday life.
  • Explain the importance of judicial review.

LESSON MATERIALS

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