Innocent Until Proven Guilty

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Innocent Until Proven Guilty

  1. 1. Innocent Until ProvenInnocent Until Proven GuiltyGuilty Transitional 9Transitional 9
  2. 2. WordWord MeaningMeaning ExamplesExamples Oral PracticeOral Practice symsym‧bol‧bol (noun)(noun) ________________________ ________________________ (verb)(verb) Symbol + ofSymbol + of Symbol + forSymbol + for Someone orSomeone or something thatsomething that _______ a_______ a particular _______particular _______ or _______.or _______. The _______ is aThe _______ is a symbol for peace.symbol for peace. ______ (noun) and______ (noun) and ______ (noun), are______ (noun), are symbols for ______ (asymbols for ______ (a profession).profession). Example:Example: ApplesApples andand bussesbusses are symbols forare symbols for teachersteachers.. Writing Practice: ______ (noun phrase) symbolizes me because…Writing Practice: ______ (noun phrase) symbolizes me because…
  3. 3. A raised fist symbolizes me because I believe inA raised fist symbolizes me because I believe in struggling for equity and social justice.struggling for equity and social justice.
  4. 4. Analyzing Lady JusticeAnalyzing Lady Justice  In my opinion, theIn my opinion, the __________(element from__________(element from the statue) representsthe statue) represents _______ (concept)_______ (concept) because…because…  In my opinion, theIn my opinion, the clothing represents Greekclothing represents Greek ideals of democracyideals of democracy because she is dressedbecause she is dressed in the style common inin the style common in ancient Greece. Thus,ancient Greece. Thus, “justice” is clothed, or“justice” is clothed, or covered in democracy.covered in democracy.
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  6. 6. Change the SystemChange the System  What changes would you make to reviseWhat changes would you make to revise the “Criminal Court System?”the “Criminal Court System?”  My colleague and I agree that …My colleague and I agree that …
  7. 7. Looking for DetailsLooking for Details  I noticed that ______.I noticed that ______.
  8. 8. Analyzing the XAnalyzing the X  In my opinion, theIn my opinion, the __________(element__________(element from the X)from the X) represents _______represents _______ (concept) because…(concept) because…
  9. 9. EvaluationEvaluation  I agree/disagree withI agree/disagree with Malcolm X’sMalcolm X’s statement that,statement that, “_________”“_________” because…because…
  10. 10. Rodney KingRodney King  Rodney KingRodney King's's March 3March 3,, 19911991 arrest and beating by officersarrest and beating by officers of theof the Los Angeles Police DepartmentLos Angeles Police Department was videotaped by awas videotaped by a bystander.bystander.  Four law enforcement officers,Four law enforcement officers, including one sergeant, wereincluding one sergeant, were charged locally with assaultcharged locally with assault and other charges, of whichand other charges, of which they were acquitted, leading tothey were acquitted, leading to thethe 1992 Los Angeles Riots1992 Los Angeles Riots..  The officers were later chargedThe officers were later charged in federal court of violatingin federal court of violating King's civil rights, and two ofKing's civil rights, and two of them were convicted.them were convicted.
  11. 11. Abner LouimaAbner Louima AbnerAbner LouimaLouima is ais a Haitian immigrant whoHaitian immigrant who was assaulted, brutalizedwas assaulted, brutalized and forcibly sodomizedand forcibly sodomized with a plunger by Newwith a plunger by New York City Police officersYork City Police officers in 1997.in 1997. Two of the officers wereTwo of the officers were convicted and are servingconvicted and are serving sentences of 15 and 30sentences of 15 and 30 years.years.
  12. 12. Frank Jude Jr.Frank Jude Jr.  Frank Jude Jr.Frank Jude Jr. waswas beaten at a housebeaten at a house party while unarmedparty while unarmed by three off-dutyby three off-duty Milwaukee PoliceMilwaukee Police officers, Andrewofficers, Andrew Spengler, Jon BartlettSpengler, Jon Bartlett and Daniel Masarik,and Daniel Masarik, who were charged butwho were charged but acquitted.acquitted.
  13. 13. Martin Lee AndersonMartin Lee Anderson  Martin Lee AndersonMartin Lee Anderson died indied in 20062006 at aat a FloridaFlorida juvenilejuvenile detention facility after sufferingdetention facility after suffering a beating by as many as eighta beating by as many as eight guards, recorded by videotape.guards, recorded by videotape.  The jury foundThe jury found allall defendants not guiltydefendants not guilty in thein the death of Martin Lee Andersondeath of Martin Lee Anderson
  14. 14. Amadou DialloAmadou Diallo  Amadou Diallo was shotAmadou Diallo was shot and killed in Februaryand killed in February 1999 by New York City1999 by New York City police officers whilepolice officers while unarmed after the officersunarmed after the officers claimed they believed heclaimed they believed he was reaching for a gun.was reaching for a gun.  Four officers wereFour officers were indicted for second-indicted for second- degree murder but laterdegree murder but later acquitted.acquitted.
  15. 15. Oscar GrantOscar Grant  Oscar GrantOscar Grant was fatally shot inwas fatally shot in the early morning hours of Newthe early morning hours of New Years Day 2009.Years Day 2009.  While officer Johannes MehserleWhile officer Johannes Mehserle and another officer wereand another officer were restraining Grant, who wasrestraining Grant, who was unarmed, Mehserle stood, drewunarmed, Mehserle stood, drew his gun and shot the prostratehis gun and shot the prostrate Grant once in the back.Grant once in the back.  Train passengers used videoTrain passengers used video cameras and cellphones to recordcameras and cellphones to record the events.the events.  Prosecutors charged MehserleProsecutors charged Mehserle with murder for the shooting.with murder for the shooting.  Mehserle pled not guilty.Mehserle pled not guilty.
  16. 16. Culminating ActivityCulminating Activity  Create a collage that represents yourCreate a collage that represents your views regarding the American courtviews regarding the American court system.system.
  17. 17. CATEGORYCATEGORY 44 33 22 11 Quality of ConstructionQuality of Construction The collage showsThe collage shows considerableconsiderable attention toattention to construction. Theconstruction. The items are neatlyitems are neatly trimmed. All itemstrimmed. All items are carefully andare carefully and securely attached tosecurely attached to the backing. Therethe backing. There are no stray marks,are no stray marks, smudges or gluesmudges or glue stains. Nothing isstains. Nothing is hanging over thehanging over the edges.edges. The collage shows attentionThe collage shows attention to construction. Theto construction. The items are neatlyitems are neatly trimmed. All itemstrimmed. All items are carefully andare carefully and securely attached tosecurely attached to the backing. A fewthe backing. A few barely noticeablebarely noticeable stray marks, smudgesstray marks, smudges or glue stains areor glue stains are present. Nothing ispresent. Nothing is hanging over thehanging over the edges.edges. The collage shows someThe collage shows some attention toattention to construction. Mostconstruction. Most items are neatlyitems are neatly trimmed. All itemstrimmed. All items are securely attachedare securely attached to the backing. A fewto the backing. A few barely noticeablebarely noticeable stray marks, smudgesstray marks, smudges or glue stains areor glue stains are present. Nothing ispresent. Nothing is hanging over thehanging over the edges.edges. The collage was put togetherThe collage was put together sloppily. Items appearsloppily. Items appear to be just "slappedto be just "slapped on". Pieces may beon". Pieces may be loose or hanging overloose or hanging over the edges. Smudges,the edges. Smudges, stains, rips, unevenstains, rips, uneven edges, and/or strayedges, and/or stray marks are evident.marks are evident. DesignDesign Graphics are trimmed to anGraphics are trimmed to an appropriate size andappropriate size and interesting shape andinteresting shape and are arranged well,are arranged well, some in front andsome in front and some behind. Caresome behind. Care has been taken tohas been taken to balance the picturesbalance the pictures across the canvas.across the canvas. Graphics are trimmed to anGraphics are trimmed to an appropriate size andappropriate size and interesting shape andinteresting shape and are arranged withare arranged with some items in frontsome items in front and others behind.and others behind. The canvas, howeverThe canvas, however does not appeardoes not appear balanced.balanced. Graphics have been trimmedGraphics have been trimmed to an appropriate sizeto an appropriate size and shape, but theand shape, but the arrangement of itemsarrangement of items is not very attractive.is not very attractive. It appears there wasIt appears there was not a lot of planningnot a lot of planning of the itemof the item placement.placement. Graphics are untrimmed ORGraphics are untrimmed OR of inappropriate sizeof inappropriate size and/or shape. Itand/or shape. It appears little attentionappears little attention was given towas given to designing the collage.designing the collage. Attention to ThemeAttention to Theme The student gives aThe student gives a reasonablereasonable explanation of howexplanation of how every item in theevery item in the collage is related tocollage is related to the assigned theme.the assigned theme. For most items, theFor most items, the relationship is clearrelationship is clear without explanation.without explanation. The student gives aThe student gives a reasonablereasonable explanation of howexplanation of how most items in themost items in the collage are related tocollage are related to the assigned theme.the assigned theme. For many of theFor many of the items, theitems, the relationship is clearrelationship is clear without explanation.without explanation. The student gives a fairlyThe student gives a fairly reasonablereasonable explanation of howexplanation of how most items in themost items in the collage are related tocollage are related to the assigned theme.the assigned theme. The student's explanationsThe student's explanations are weak and illustrateare weak and illustrate difficultydifficulty understanding how tounderstanding how to relate items to therelate items to the assigned theme.assigned theme. Number of ItemsNumber of Items The collage includes 15 orThe collage includes 15 or more items, eachmore items, each different.different. The collage includes 10-14The collage includes 10-14 different items.different items. The collage includes 9The collage includes 9 different items.different items. The collage contains fewerThe collage contains fewer than 9 different items.than 9 different items.

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