Street Law: High School Edition

Grade Levels: 9-12
Street Law™: A Course in Practical Law's interactive methods focus on legal issues relevant to your students' lives that help them develop the knowledge and skills essential to living in our law-related society.

About the Program

Using Street Law, you can:

  • Invite your students to consider issues related to ownership of ideas with intellectual property coverage.
  • Illustrate issues in the context of real-life and hypothetical situations with Case Studies. You Be the Judge involves students in considering and deciding the outcome of a legal situation.
  • Offer an opportunity to study human rights issues in the United States with Human Rights U.S.A.
  • Highlight variations in local law and procedures with Where You Live.
  • Help students learn how to advocate for change in the community and how to solve problems without going to court with Youth Act.

Contents:

UNIT ONE INTRODUCTION TO LAW & THE LEGAL SYSTEM

  • Chapter 1 What is Law?
  • Chapter 2 Lawmaking
  • Chapter 3 Citizen Advocacy
  • Chapter 4 Settling Disputes
  • Chapter 5 The Court System
  • Chapter 6 Lawyers

UNIT TWO CRIMINAL LAW & JUVENILE JUSTICE

  • Chapter 7 Crime in America
  • Chapter 8 Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Chapter 9 Crimes Against the Person
  • Chapter 10 Crimes Against Property
  • Chapter 11 Defenses
  • Chapter 12 The Criminal Justice Process: The Investigation Phase
  • Chapter 13 The Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trail
  • Chapter 14 Criminal Justice Process: The Trial
  • Chapter 15 Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing & Corrections
  • Chapter 16 Juvenile Justice

UNIT THREE TORTS

  • Chapter 17 Torts: A Civil Wrong
  • Chapter 18 Intentional Torts
  • Chapter 19 Negligence
  • Chapter 20 Strict Liability
  • Chapter 21 Torts & Public Policy

UNIT FOUR CONSUMER & HOUSING LAW

  • Chapter 22 Contracts
  • Chapter 23 Warranties
  • Chapter 24 Credit
  • Chapter 25 Deceptive Sales Practices
  • Chapter 26 Becoming a Smart Consumer
  • Chapter 27 Cars & the Consumer
  • Chapter 28 Housing & the Consumer

UNIT FIVE FAMILY LAW

  • Chapter 29 Law & the American Family
  • Chapter 30 Marriage
  • Chapter 31 Legal Rights of Single People Who Live Together
  • Chapter 32 Parents & Children
  • Chapter 33 Foster Care & Adoption
  • Chapter 34 Separation, Divorce, & Custody
  • Chapter 35 Government Support for Families & Individuals

UNIT SIX INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chapter 36 Introduction to Constitutional Law
  • Chapter 37 Freedom of Speech
  • Chapter 38 Freedom of the Press
  • Chapter 39 Expression in Special Places
  • Chapter 40 Freedom of Religion
  • Chapter 41 Due Process
  • Chapter 42 The Right to Privacy
  • Chapter 43 Discrimination
  • Chapter 44 Rights & Responsibilities in the Workplace

Program Components

  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Teacher Classroom Resources
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Teacher Classroom Resources
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Examview Assessment Suite CD-ROM
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Examview Assessment Suite CD-ROM
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Teacher Manual
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Teacher Manual
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Transparencies and Blackline Masters
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Transparencies and Blackline Masters
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Online Student Edition, 1-Year Subscription
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Online Student Edition, 1-Year Subscription
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Online Student Edition, 6-Year Subscription
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Online Student Edition, 6-Year Subscription
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Student Edition
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Student Edition
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Student Workbook
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Student Workbook
  • Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, StudentWorks CD-ROM
    Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, StudentWorks CD-ROM
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