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Week of 8/22-26

posted Aug 22, 2016, 2:29 PM by Ec Mary Givens   [ updated ]

M. 8/22
Read through the basic outline for your side of the case tonight. Justices...read through both sides.

T. 8/23
Got docs today. Some teams brought docs home, some didn't. Do what you need to do.

Week of 8/15-19

posted Aug 16, 2016, 2:00 PM by Ec Mary Givens   [ updated Aug 19, 2016, 6:34 AM ]

M. 8/15
Finish reading the "Supreme Court Procedures" article. Prompts in the margin will help you know what to pay attention to. Due W. 8/17

W. 8/17
Here are the vocabulary words on the Supreme Court Procedures quiz tomorrow:
1. Plaintiff and defendant
2. Setting precedent
3. amicus brief
4. oral arguments
5. majority opinion
6. dissenting opinion
7. reverse vs. affirm lower court decision

F. 8/19
Today doing independent study of Japanese Internment Timeline of events (2nd exposure). Timeline document with hyperlinks attached below. You also have a hard copy in your binder.
(This timeline has been streamlined for class purposes. Full timeline found at http://www.momomedia.com/CLPEF/chrono.html.)

Week of August 11 & 12

posted Aug 10, 2016, 7:52 PM by Ec Mary Givens

Th. 8/11
Show your parents/guardians the class website and ask them to sign your planner when the tour is completed. Due from F.8/12 to T.8/16

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