Mr. Misuraca’s ClassLigon Middle School   Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
Body of Evidence            / Mock TrialLigon GT Magnet Middle School
   This elective course is designed to    help students:    ◦ understand the mechanisms and principles      of the Americ...
   Justice Systems -    Hamurabi, Magna    Carta, Bill of Rights, etc.   What is Law?   Criminal Justice Process    ◦ B...
   Public speaking skills                             Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
   Mock trials of increasing    complexity   Public speaking skills    and confidence building   I could use your help!...
   Assignments will be weighted according to the    following percentages:    –   Tests and Projects– 40%    –   Quizzes ...
   Website: http://www.misuraca.net   BlackBoard: http://bb9.wcpss.net   Email: mmisuraca@wcpss.net   SPAN: http://spa...
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Mr. Misuraca's Body of Evidence Course - Ligon Middle School

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Open house / meet the teacher night presentatation for Mr. Misuraca's Body of Evidence elective course at Ligon Middle School.

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Mr. Misuraca's Body of Evidence Course - Ligon Middle School

  1. 1. Mr. Misuraca’s ClassLigon Middle School Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
  2. 2. Body of Evidence / Mock TrialLigon GT Magnet Middle School
  3. 3.  This elective course is designed to help students: ◦ understand the mechanisms and principles of the American justice system; ◦ learn about legal principles, Constitutional law, legal concepts and terminology, and courtroom procedures; ◦ develop critical thinking and questioning skills through the process of role-playing various roles in the justice system; ◦ Prepare and organize material, oral presentation and extemporaneous argument. Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
  4. 4.  Justice Systems - Hamurabi, Magna Carta, Bill of Rights, etc. What is Law? Criminal Justice Process ◦ Before Trial ◦ Trial  Procedure (Jury Selection, etc.)  Opening statements & public speaking skills  Rules of Evidence  Direct and Cross Examination  Objections Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
  5. 5.  Public speaking skills Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
  6. 6.  Mock trials of increasing complexity Public speaking skills and confidence building I could use your help! ◦ Lawyers? ◦ Clerks? ◦ …? ◦ Please contact me! Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
  7. 7.  Assignments will be weighted according to the following percentages: – Tests and Projects– 40% – Quizzes & Mini Projects – 30% – Classwork and Presentations: 25% – Homework: 5%– SPAN: – SPAN is updated regularly. It’s especially helpful in learning if your student is missing work.– More Information: – A classroom syllabus is online at http://misuraca.net/ Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
  8. 8.  Website: http://www.misuraca.net BlackBoard: http://bb9.wcpss.net Email: mmisuraca@wcpss.net SPAN: http://span.wcpss.net Classroom Tweets: @LigonMiz Phone: (919) 856-7929 Ligon GT Magnet Middle School

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