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May 16, 2014

Case of Clarence Gideon

Grade Level:



This is a structured discussion in which students learn about the story of Clarence Gideon and the right to counsel. 

Time needed:

45-60 minutes

Materials required:

Case of Clarence Gideon discussion plan

Case of Clarence Gideon 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