May 16, 2014

Access to Counsel: Language Barriers

Grade Level:

High


Overview:

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