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1 1 Comprehensive Law Curriculum Pacing Guide based on Social Studies: Government Standards Contend Area Unit 1 Introduction to Law and the Legal System Focus Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Definition and History Law Making Advocacy of Law Standards Ancient Legal Codes Laws and Values Human Rights Citizen Responsibilities Types of Laws Constitutional Framework Amendments Civil Liberties Constitutional Principles Structure of the Government SS.912.C.1.5 SS.912.C.3.2 SS.912.C SS.912.C.4.3 Legislatures: State Government Agencies Courts Researching, Drafting, and Debating Bills Simulation Activity SS.912.C.3.2 SS.912.C.3.3 SS.912.C.3.5 SS.912.C.3.6 SS.912.C Definition and Examples Lobbying Role of Lobbyists Examples Voting Laws and Requirements Initiative Referendum Recall Election Participation Campaign Finance Reform SS.912.C.2.1 SS.912.C.2.3 SS.912.C.2.8 Chapter 4 Settling Disputes Methods Negotiation Mediation Arbitration Adjudication Moot Mediation Activity Chapters 5 and 14 The Court System And Trial Proceedings Court Systems Federal State Local Special Courts Tribal International Trial Courts Appeals Courts Supreme Courts Federal State The Trial Process Due Process Rights SS.912.C.2.13 SS.912.C.3.6 SS.912.C.3.7 SS.912.C.3.8 SS.912.C End of First Nine Weeks

2 2 Comprehensive Law Curriculum Pacing Guide based on Social Studies: Government Standards Contend Area Unit 1 continued Focus Chapter 6 Lawyers Professions in law Knowing when a lawyer is needed How to find a lawyer Working with a lawyer Payment methods How to become a lawyer LSAT Ethics/Cannons *Guest speakers Criminal Defense Attorney Civil Attorney States Attorney Chapter 7 Crime in America Causes of crime Crime Rates State UCR National UCR School Violence Causes Safety Plans Gangs Member demographics Activities Societal Intervention Guns In relation to crime The 2 nd Amendment Regulatory Laws Substance Abuse Chapter 8 Introduction to Criminal Law Elements of Crimes State and Federal Crimes Classes of Crimes Parties to Crimes Crimes of Omission Preliminary Crimes Unit 2 Crime In American and Criminal Law Chapter 9 Crimes Against People Homicide Suicide Legal Consequences Kidnapping Assault and Battery Differing Degrees Rape Classifications Legal Consequences Chapter 10 Crimes Against Arson Vandalism Larceny Embezzlement Extortion Burglary Forgery Receiving Stolen Theft of Vehicles Chapter 11 Criminal Defenses Possible Defenses Available For Criminal Cases No Crime Has Been Committed Alibi DNA evidence Excusable Acts Self- Defense Infancy Involuntary Intoxication Insanity Entrapment Duress Necessity Stand Your Ground Laws End of Second Nine Weeks Crime Victimization Demographics Standards 3 SS 912.C.2.6 SS 912.C Cybercrime Victim Prevention 3 3

3 3 Comprehensive Law Curriculum Pacing Guide based on Social Studies: Government Standards Contend Area Unit 3 The Criminal Justice Process Focus Chapter 12 Chapter 13 & 41 The Investigation Phase Proceedings Before Trial and Arrest Procedures Fourth Amendment Rights Arrest Warrants Obtaining Serving Probable Cause & Reasonable Suspicion Search and Seizure Fourth Amendment Rights Exclusionary Rule With and without a warrant In Schools Search Warrants Obtaining s Serving Interrogations and Confessions Fifth Amendment Rights Sixth Amendment Rights Self-Incrimination Custodial Interrogation Landmark Cases New Jersey v. TLO Terry v. Ohio Tennessee v. Gardner Miranda v. Arizona Scott v. Harris Due Process Booking and Initial Appearance Bail and Pretrial Release Exchange of Information Preliminary Hearings/ Grand Jury Hearings Felony Arraignments Plea Bargaining Pretrial Motions Substantive Due Process Unenumerated rights & Fundamental rights Procedural Due Process Concepts involved Precedent setting court cases. Chapter 15 Sentencing and Corrections Sentencing Options Suspended sentence Probation Home confinement Fine Restitution Work release Imprisonment Death penalty Purposes of Punishment Retribution Deterrence Rehabilitation Incapacitation Parole Capital Punishment and the 8 th Amendment State punishment procedures Determinant sentencing Presentencing reports Aggravating Circumstances Mitigating Circumstances Prisoner Rights Reentry Into Society Unit 4 Juvenile Law Chapter 16 Juvenile Justice History and Overview Jurisdiction of Juveniles Federal vs State governments Delinquent offenders Status offenders Neglected/Abused children Juvenile Crime rates across America Precedent setting court cases Gault case In re Winship case McKeiver case Steps of Juvenile Court proceedings Comparison of Juvenile & Adult Court proceedings Disposition/ Sentencing options End of Third Nine Weeks

4 4 Comprehensive Law Curriculum Pacing Guide based on Social Studies: Government Standards Standards 0 4 SS. 912.C.2.4 SS.912.C.4.3 Contend Area Unit 5 Torts Focus Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Torts: A Civil Wrong Intentional Torts Negligence Definition of Tort Law Detailed look at the idea of liability History of torts in America Common law Statutes Balance Test Types of Torts Intentional Wrongs Negligence Strict Liability Filing a Tort Suit Standard of proof Deep pockets Immunity Class action suits Insurance and Torts Liability insurance Types of auto insurance Workers compensation Malpractice insurance Settling Tort Suits Government Acts/Regulations Court Setting Precedents Types of Damages Compensatory Nominal Punitive Torts that Injure People Battery Assault Emotional Distress False Imprisonment Defamation/Slander Types of Real Personal Intellectual Torts that Damage Trespassing Attractive Nuisances Conversions Infringement Copyrights Fair use Defenses to Intentional Torts Consent Privilege Self-defense Defense of property Elements of Negligence Duty Breach of Duty Causation Damages Reasonable Person Standard Causation Cause in fact Proximate cause Foreseeable harm Damages Defenses to Negligence Suits Contributory negligence Comparative negligence Counterclaim Assumption of risk Chapter 21 Strict Liability Dangerous Activities & the Government Regulations Animals Defective Products Defenses to Strict Liability Suites Chapter 22 Torts and Public Policy Tort Reform Need for tort reform Role of the government (state and federal) Effects of Tort Reform Statute of Limitations Frivolous Law Suits End of Fourth Nine Weeks

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