May 16, 2014

Case of Clarence Gideon

Grade Level:

High


Overview:

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