Constitutional Law | Outline: MWTH

Date Week Topics/Reading pages assignment
9.7-9.7

1

Concepts in Criminal Justice: a thought experiment link click me
reading comprehension quiz

Google Form:by clicking here

Extra Credit by clicking here.

9.11-9.14

2

Field Research in Criminal Justice: Conducting a Survey link organizing quiz

Google Form:by clicking here

9.18-9.21

no classes 9.20-9.22

3

American Legal History: A short introduction 1-16 reading quiz 1 by clicking here
9.25-9.28

no classes 9.29 & 9.30

4

American Legal History: A short introduction 17-31 reading quiz 2 by clicking here
10.2-10.5

5

American Legal History: A short introduction 32-67 reading quiz 3 by clicking here
10.9-10.12

no classes 10.8 & 10.9

6

Law and Identity

Section 1

1-14 Discussion Questions in class
Assignment Sheet by clicking here
10.16-10.19

7

Midterm Examination

10 questions + online self assessment

NO READING Midterm by clicking here

self-learning assessment by clicking here

 

10.23-10.26

8

Law and Identity Section 2 15-40 Discussion Questions in class
10.30-11.2

9

American Legal History: A short introduction 68-95 reading quiz 4 by clicking here
11.6-11.9

10

American Legal History: A short introduction 96-end reading quiz 5 by clicking here
11.13-11.16

11

Law and Identity Section 3 41-58 Discussion Questions in class
11.20-11.23

no classes 11.23-11.26

12

NO READING NO READING NO ASSIGNMENTS
11.27-11.30

13

Just Mercy Presentations

Criminal Justice Reforms

link by clicking here

1. Be familiar with all 27 amendments and choose one that is personally relevant to you;

2. Research and outline the amendment;

3. Present your findings in a creative and interesting way;

4. “A+” responses show that you definitely know the material you are discussing, you are able to easily explain why the amendment research is important to you, and you make a positive contribution to knowledge about constitutional rights for everyday people with useful information.

5. “B” responses show that you know something about some of what you are sharing, and provides examples and explanations that everyday people would understand regarding constitutional rights.

6. Answers that need revision simply repeat information easily found on Wikipedia and opinion based websites or blogs, or fail to provide useful information for everyday people about constitutional rights.   

12.4-12.7

14

Law and Identity Section 4 tbd Discussion Questions in class
12.11-12.14

15

FINAL EXAMINATIONS see Kingsborough website for exam schedule and location