High School Education Resources from the MSCHS

The following lesson plans for the high school level were created by certified Michigan teachers in 2001 to assist educators in teaching students about the history, role, and organization of the Michigan Supreme Court. These lessons include materials for about 10 days of work depending on the strength of the schedule. To receive these materials in hard copy, contact Carrie Pickett at 517-373-7589 or email cpickett@micourthistory.org

Click on any of the lessons listed below to see the material for that day. To download the Verdict of History lesson plans including legal brief writing lesson & mini-moot court activity, visit this page.

 

Lesson 1: Introduction to the History of the Michigan Supreme Court

Lesson 2: History of the Michigan Supreme Court

Lesson 3: The Big Four

Lesson 4: Faces of the Bench

Lesson 5: Procedures of the Court

Lesson 6: An Issue of Referendum

Lesson 7: How Michigan Law Affects You

Lesson 8: Civil Rights and the Michigan Supreme Court (I)

Lesson 9: The Second Amendment and the right to Bear Arms

Lesson 10: Civil Rights and the Michigan Supreme Court (II)

 

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