Course Level:       College Preparatory

Credits:                  2.5

Suggested Grade Level:  10-12

Prerequisite:          None

NJ Course Code:   04-165-E

Law and Justice is a course which requires students to critically think about legal and judicial issues. Students are placed in problem situations and are expected to be analytical and creative as they search for a viable solution.  A great majority of the workload for this elective is focused in the classroom where the expectation for students is to come prepared to meet the goals of the days' lessons through active engagement, participation, and group/independent-thinking activities/assessments.  Both primary and secondary texts and documents of rigor and challenge are used, including many documents found/retrieved by students independently in class via multiple forms of technology.  Students will be exposed to issues ranging from the first amendment to the fourteenth amendment, as well as evaluating pertinent and ancillary information, the development of proper research, trial work, role-playing, real-world observation experiences, and synthesized writings.

Sandshore Elementary School

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Budd Lake, NJ 07828
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Mountain View Elementary School
118 Cloverhill Drive
Flanders, NJ 07836
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Chester M. Stephens Elementary School
99 Sunset Drive
Budd Lake, NJ 07828
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Tinc Road School
24 Tinc Road
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160 Wolfe Road
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Mt. Olive High School
18 Corey Road
Flanders, NJ 07836
973-927-2208

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