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May 16, 2014

Access to Counsel: Language Barriers

Grade Level:



This is a structured discussion in which students learn about the right to counsel, but explore some of the nuances involved with meeting this cosntitutional guarantee. 

Time needed:

45-60 minutes

Materials required:

Access to Counsel discussion plan

Access to Counsel Power Point presentation

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies:

Theme 6: Power, Authority, and Governance

Theme 10: Civic Ideals and Practices