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Lesson Title: The Judicial System SOL: 10a Essential Knowledge /Question: How are federal and state courts organized, and what jurisdiction does each one exercise? Higher Level Question for Rigor: Why is it so important for each citizen to fulfill their civic duty by serving on a jury if called upon? Bloom’s Taxonomy: comprehension, knowledge, analysis Materials: slot notes, ppt including brain pop video Vocabulary: jurisdiction, appellate, original jurisdiction, appellate jurisdiction, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court, Virginia Supreme Court, Virginia Court of Appeals, Circuit Court, General District Court Procedures / Instructional Strategies: define terms, ppt presentation with slot notes Learning Styles Addressed: kinesthetic, visual, auditory Differentiation: Assessment: quiz on the defined words tomorrow
Virginia Supreme Court Justices / no jury Court of final appeal (Appellate jurisdiction) Limited original jurisdiction
Court of Appeals of Virginia Judges / no jury Appellate jurisdiction – reviews decisions of circuit courts
Circuit Court Judge and jury Original jurisdiction for felony criminal cases and for certain civil cases Appellate jurisdiction from general district courts.
General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judge / no jury Original jurisdiction of misdemeanors and civil cases generally involving lower dollar amounts and original jurisdiction in juvenile and family cases
Why is it important for each citizen to fulfill their civic duty by serving on a jury if called upon?
On the left-hand side of your notebook, write these words and their definitions from the textbook. You need to understand these terms in order to understand this unit! 1)Plaintiff14) Lawsuit 2)Defendant15) Jury of peers 3)Original jurisdiction16) Due process of law 4)Appeal 5)Appellate jurisdiction 6)Felony 7)Misdemeanor 8)Civil law 9)Criminal law 10)Probable cause 11)Warrant 12)Arraignment 13)Bail