Learn about jury duty through these sites. Find out how the jury system was developed in America and about new reforms in court trials and jury duty. Includes lesson plans, quizzes, and in class activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on U.S. Government: Judicial Branch and U.S. Court of Appeals.
Learn the role of the jury during a trial. Find out how the jury and judge may collaborate through the trial. NOTE: The site leads to websites with banner and pop-up ads. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
These sites explain the role of the Supreme Court and the judicial branch of government. Includes information on the justices, explanations of court proceedings, summaries of landmark cases, and a Webquest.
These sites contain resources to help students understand how the Court of Appeals System works and how it relates to other types of courts. There are tutorials, basic information about the courts and judges, links to court publications, and databases of statistical information and important court decisions. Includes a link to eTheme resources on the judicial branch of government.