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This site explores the question, Does the Second Amendment Give Individuals a Right to Bear Arms? In addition to the... see more

Criminal Law uses a two-step process to augment learning, called the applied approach. First, after building a strong... see more

This site presents comprehensive information regarding the death penalty, indiviudal state laws concerning the death... see more

Historians on America is a series of individual essays that selects specific moments, decisions, and intellectual or... see more

This site explores the Issue: Does the Constitution guarantee women the right to choose to terminate a pregnancy by... see more

This site explores the issue: Does the Constitution allow states to segregate schools or other public facilities on the... see more

This site contains a "lecture" about the Constitutional Convention. In addition, there are assignments, questions for... see more

This site explores the issue: Does the Constitution protect homosexual conduct? What limitations does the Constitution... see more

This site explores the Issue: Does the Constitution protect the right of privacy? If so, what aspects of privacy receive... see more

This site provides a "lecture" about the Supreme Court. Additionally, there are assignments for students, questions for... see more

This case has been designed as a focus for learning about the legal, ethical and practice issues emerging from a child... see more

Sample assignment/discussion Click on   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/view/PBS Frontline website. Choose and... see more

This site looks at the issue of gun control and gun rights. There are a variety of links to articles which argue the pros... see more

Street Law, Inc. and The Supreme Court Historical Society are providing teachers with a full range of resources and... see more

This site explores the issue: Does the Constitution allow government to classify on the basis of race if the law is... see more

This site explores the Issue: Is your home "your castle"? Do activities in the home merit special protections under the... see more

This site explores the issue: Should heightened scutiny be applied when laws disproportionately burden certain classes of... see more

The Intelligence Report is the Southern Poverty Law Center's award-winning magazine. The quarterly publication provides... see more

This site explores some of the great issues and controversies that surround our Nation's founding document. In addition... see more

This site explores the issue: When should courts closely scrutinize legislative classifications under the Equal... see more

This site explores the Issue: Does the Constitution create a right for individuals to enter into contracts on terms of... see more

This site explores the issues: What constitute protected "liberty" or "property" interests under the Due Process Clause?... see more

This site explores the issue: How does one prove that a state action or policy violates the Equal Protection Clause? In... see more

This site explores the issue: The Constitution generally restricts only governmental, not private, conduct. How does the... see more