- Social Studies
Level: 10, 11, 12
It is essential for a democracy to have well-informed citizens. This class will raise awareness for the laws that protect and restrict you. An emphasis will be placed on analyzing real world issues and court cases as they relate to our rights as citizens. Students will examine landmark Supreme Court decisions as well as criminal cases. The class will rely heavily on class discussion and insight. Specific topics include court procedures, rules of evidence, search and seizure, jurisdiction, and rights of the accused.