New lesson plans added to Justice Teaching’s lineup

first_img September 1, 2009 Regular News New lesson plans added to Justice Teaching’s lineup New lesson plans added to Justice Teaching’s lineupcenter_img New lesson plans and other resource materials have been added to the Justice Teaching Web site:The following additional lesson plans are now available:• Under “Short Take Lessons”—A PowerPoint quiz titled “The Foundation of our Freedom.” The quiz format is designed to provide knowledge of the Declaration of Independence and the history behind the doctrine.• Under “Elementary School Lessons” — Planet Lawless ; an activity to teach students about the importance of laws in a civilized society. Also, “The Invaders” PowerPoint under “Elementary School Lessons” has been updated.• Under “Judicial Decision-making — Case Studies,” the following new case studies have been added: – Morse v. Frederick — The First Amendment case which involved the “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” banner unfurled by high school students during the 2002 Olympic torch relay. – District of Columbia v. Heller — The Second Amendment case in which the United States Supreme Court addressed private weapons. – Safford Unified School District v. Redding — The Fourth Amendment case which involved a strip search of high school students for prescription strength and over-the-counter painkillers. – Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company — The due process case that involved a litigant offering extraordinary financial support to a judicial candidate. – Arizona v. Gant — The Fourth Amendment case in which the Supreme Court addressed motor vehicle searches.An entirely new section titled “Materials for ESE Students” has been added and includes three worksheets on law-related topics (First Amendment, jobs related to the law, and compensatory and punitive damages) and corresponding answer keys.To view the plans, visit www.justiceteaching.org.last_img read more

Arsenal news: Wenger rules out signing former Gunners star

first_img Alex Song Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out a move to bring Alex Song back to the club.The Cameroon midfielder has been training at his former club after being released by his Russian side Rubin Kazan.But the French boss dismissed reports he is planning on signing the 30-year-old midfielder on a permanent basis, despite admitting his squad is potentially short after the transfer window.READ MORE: ‘I wanted to do more’ – Arsene Wenger disappointed by failure to recruit defensive reinforcements at ArsenalWenger said he would not offer the player he sold to Barcelona another contract now and explained: “The situation with him is that he looks for a football club and I allowed him to come here in the afternoon when the training ground is available, to work on his fitness.“Nothing more than that.” 1last_img read more