In this lesson, students will look at the various dimensions of right to counsel. They will study how the meaning of this right has evolved over time with reference to specific landmark United States Supreme Court cases. Students will develop lists of reasons why such a right is important to the functioning of the adversary process. The lesson ends with an examination of the role of the criminal attorney.
- Lesson Plans, Modules (Teaching Unit)
- Subject: Judicial Branch/Supreme Court
- Grades: 6, 7, 8