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Lesson 2 PPT.ppt

  1. 1. A FAIR COP? HOW DO THE RIGHTS OF THE POLICE AFFECT US? Year 9 Citizenship
  2. 2. At What Age? <ul><li>“ How come I’m not allowed to work?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ When can I drive?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ You can’t do anything, I’m only a kid” </li></ul><ul><li>Using the sheet, discuss with the people on your table how old you have to be to do each of the things listed. </li></ul><ul><li>You have 5minutes for this activity </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning Outcomes: <ul><li>By the end of this lesson you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Recall the ages of legal responsibility in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Understand your rights in a stop and search situation </li></ul><ul><li>Form an opinion on how much power the police should have </li></ul>
  4. 4. Police Powers Activity <ul><li>You will be given a set of cards in an envelope, each states a police power. Some are true , some are false . </li></ul><ul><li>With a partner or in a 3, sort the cards into a pile for true and false. Record your answers in a table </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to share your reasons with the class. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Your Record <ul><li>“ One case involved Kylie Smith, now aged 20, who complained because she said that a conviction for common assault had obstructed her ambition to become a carer. Ms Smith was reprimanded in 2001 when she was 13 and her background was disclosed by Staffordshire Police during a criminal records check when she applied for a job.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Another case related to a record kept by Humberside Police about a person convicted at the age of 16 of stealing a packet of meat worth 99p in 1984. The person, who has not been identified, was fined £15.” </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Times Online – July 22, 2008 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Case Study: Terrorism Stop & Search <ul><li>What do the Home Office statistics show? </li></ul><ul><li>How many people have been stopped and searched under Section 44 of the Terrorism Act? </li></ul><ul><li>How many of the arrests made were terrorism related? </li></ul><ul><li>In which area were most of the searches made? Can you offer any reasons for this? </li></ul><ul><li>In July 2010 the rules changed, how has this affected stop and searches? </li></ul>6. Why might these stop and search powers be a good thing? 7. Why do you think these stop and search powers are under review? 8.What is the Director of Liberty’s opinion?
  7. 7. How well have we done? <ul><li>Can you: </li></ul><ul><li>Recall the ages of legal responsibility in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Understand your rights in a stop and search situation </li></ul><ul><li>Form an opinion on how much power the police should have </li></ul><ul><li>Under the title ‘Reflection’ write a sentence explaining the most valuable thing you have learned this lesson, and then ask a question about something else you would like to know. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Homework <ul><li>What is the difference between civil and criminal law? </li></ul><ul><li>Write a paragraph explaining the differences in your exercise book under the title above. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Include some examples. </li></ul></ul>

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