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Assignments

You can also download a powerpoint that provides an introduction to the course and syllabus and sequenced assignment slides by clicking here. 

Part 1 Week 1

ALS 1. Why We can’t wait

Part 1 Week 2

ALS 2a. Lit Review Model

ALS 2b.Sherlock Holmes & Logical Reasoning

Preparation for midterm exam

Please read “The Clash of Civilizations” by clicking here. Please make sure your adobe and flash software is up to date before clicking.

You may use your notes and the article during the online midterm examination period.

Part 1 Week 3

ALS 3a. Human Rights Ch.6&7

ALS 3b. Essay Application: NYC Mosque debate.

Part 2 Week 4

ALS 4a.Economics of global courts

ALS 4b. social liability (TORTS)

Part 2 Weeks 5 & 6

ALS 5a. Courts as a designed system

ALS 5b. Franklin and founding immigrants

ALS 6 MIDTERM EXAMINATION

Part 3 Week 7

ALS 7a. Current Events and Human Rights CH. 3

Part 3 Week 8

ALS 8a. Digital critical participatory action research

ALS 8b.Statutory & Constitutional Interpretation

  • You can access this Google Forms assignment on our class website by clicking here.

Part 3 Week 9

ALS 9A.Human Rights Ch. 8

  • You can access this Google Forms assignment on our class website by clicking here.

ALS 9B. Civil Complaint

  • You can access this Google Forms assignment on our class website by clicking here.

Part 4 Week 10 and 11

ALS 10. Mock Trial Packet

  • In Class verbal arguments
  • Jury Form Instructions provided in class
  • Closing Arguments and Final Position Statements in class

FINAL

  • please complete the Google Forms assignment by clicking here
  • please complete the self reflection letter, citing to Hooks, by clicking here
    • Exam, Open Universe, Graded on Learning Outcomes Rubric.

      “Released” Global Current Event in the News fact pattern and essay response:

      Final Exam Essay Response Format.

      Paragraph 1.  How does Bell Hooks use the term “class” to explain how educational institutions contribute to a dominant system of society?

      Paragraph 2. What experiences do you have confronting societal institutions that might be of use to those trying to migrate today?

      Paragraph 3. How can the American system of courts provide a blueprint for change in this situation?