Lets Simplify Legal Jargon
1. Why is jargon in legal communications harmful?
Because it makes it confusing for citizens to understand the laws they
live under and hard to argue against it.
2. Why do you think companies, the government, and others have
1. List the five steps of Decision making.
First, recognize the problem.
Next get the facts, what is the information for all sides of each party and get all the information needed.
Make your decisions.
Act and evaluate y
Law & Order Review Question 2
1. What are the steps a bill takes before it becomes a law?
First it has to be made a proposal, then it must be drafted into a bill, its then sent into a committee of the area that the
bill is concerned where they look at the
1. What is the difference between civil cases and criminal cases?
A civil case is a dispute between two individuals or a company/organization. While a criminal case is between
an individual against the state or country if crimes were commit
1. What are the three classifications of a crime according to its
Felonies which are the most severe and are punished by at least a year in
prison. Then Misdemeanors which arent as bad as felonies, but you may still
go to jail.
Unit Five Lab
1. Briefly describe the three stories presented in the video.
Jon Phillips Susa came to American to talk about the talking
machines. He believed that they were going to ruin artistic
development of music in this countrywe will not have a voc
03.15 Module Three Case Study
-Write a Formal and Persuasive essay on this question: Should the courts treat minors the
same as adults when they are accused of serious crimes?
Paragraph 1: Introduce the topic and state your position. Summarize your reason
Unit Two Lesson Thirteen
1. Write a brief summary (one paragraph each of 3-5 sentences) of
the New Jersey v. T.L.O. and Vernonia v. Acton cases.
New Jersey v. T.L.O: A 9th grader in New Jersey was found smoking in
the bathroom, which promoted a teacher to
Unit One Case Study
1. Is free speech different for public school students than for the general
population? Explain your response.
Freedom of speech is different for public school students from the
general population because of their association with the
Unit Three Case Study
Among the many important amendments, the eight amendment states that "Excessive bail shall
not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." This
right is extended to minors under the age of
04.05 Discussion Questions
The quote above shows how the Bill of Rights prevents someone from being tried twice
in a criminal court for the same exact crime, also known as double jeopardy. However, someone
can be tried in both civil and criminal court
03.08 Discussion Questions
The quote above presents the "clear and present danger" test, which can be used to limit a
person's right to free speech. Why are rights guaranteed in the Constitution limited instead of
1. The rights mentioned in the
02.06 Discussion Questions
"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an
instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and
interests." - Patrick Henry
1. From what yo