Blind Justice by Michael S HoeyBlind Justice by Michael S Hoey

Blind Justice

byMichael S Hoey

Paperback | October 1, 2007

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Justice is supposed to be blind, although one might guess otherwise when considering some very famous and controversial court cases throughout history. Liven up your history or government class with Blind Justice , a collection of mock trials that bring four cases to life in your classroom. Students will take the lead roles in prosecuting and defending those accused and testifying for and against the defendants. Critical thinking, problem solving, and oral presentation skills will be put to the test as each side tries to outwit the other. State standards will be met by these activities, while the trials offer a fun and engaging way to present a performance-based assessment to your students. The four trials (Sacco and Vanzetti, the Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping, the Nuremberg War Crimes trials, and Julius and Ethel Rosenberg) are designed so either side can win. The book also includes step-by-step instructions for studentsand teachers, and follow-up activities about the real trials and how they compare to what played out in your classroom. Blind Justice offers an intriguing look at history, government, and the court system-one that all students will enjoy!
Michael S. Hoey graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1992, with a bachelor's degree in education, a major in history, and a minor in political science. He has been teaching social studies in Wisconsin high schools for 15 years, including world and U.S. history at his current position at Lake Geneva Badger High Schoo...
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Title:Blind JusticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.44 inPublished:October 1, 2007Publisher:Prufrock Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:159363238X

ISBN - 13:9781593632380

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