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Using the State Curriculum: Social Studies, Grade 8

Political Science | Peoples of the Nation and World | Geography | Economics | History | Social Studies Skills and Processes

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Standard 1.0 Political Science

Topic C. Protecting Rights and Maintaining Order

Indicator 3. Examine the principle of due process

Objective a. Identify how due process of law protects individuals

Resource Links

http://www.courts.wa.gov/education/lessons/index.cfm?fa=education_lessons.display&displayid=Procjust
Lesson plan on procedural justice, from the Washington State Courts
http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/due_process
A scholarly discussion of due process, from Cornell Law School
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/proceduraldueprocess.html
Guide to procedural due process, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s “Exploring Constitutional Law” Web page
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Resources for Objective 1.C.3.a:
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