Criminal Justice
Period G
(Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)

 

Day
#
Date
Topic
Assignment Due
Tuesday
1
9/4

First Day of the Course  -- Welcome!

Thursday
2
9/6
Criminal Justice 101 Read pages 11 to top of 15
Write poem/rap/song (One Full Page)
Law and Order versus Individual Rights
Monday
3
9/10
Hiibel v. Nevada Review Notes
Tuesday

4

9/11
Counting Crime and the U.C.R. Carefully Read "Counting Crime" on Pages 34-41
Take Excellent Notes
Thursday
5
9/13
The Crime Picture in America NYPD Counting Crime Article/Questions NYPD Article
Honors Contract Due
Monday

6

9/17
The Crime Picture in America Work on Project
Tuesday
7
9/18
The Crime Picture in America Work on Project
Thursday
8
9/20
The Crime Picture in America Work on Project
Monday
9
9/24
Project Presentations Prepare for Project Presentation
Tuesday
10
9/25
Project Presentations Syllabus Confirmation Form Completed
Begin Reading Pages 53-64 {Due Process Model}
Take Excellent Notes
Thursday
11

9/27

Wrap-up Project Presentations Finish Reading Pages 53-64 {Due Process Model}
Take Excellent Notes
Monday
12
10/1
Begin Due Process Model
Massachusetts v. Jackson Case Introduction
Review Notes
Tuesday
13

10/2

Roles & Statements: Massachusetts v. Jackson Complete Assigned Evidence for Case
Thursday
14

10/4

Pre-Trial Activities: Massachusetts v. Jackson Honors:  Research Project Topic/Format Due
Monday
X

10/8

No School - Columbus Day

Tuesday
X
10/9

No School - Teacher Professional Devleopment Day

Thursday
15
10/11
Due Process Model Wrap-up No Homework during Break
Honors:  Rip in Heaven Due
Monday
16
10/15
Trial of Robert Horatio Jackson Review Notes
Tuesday
17
10/16
A Wedding Cake & Funnel MA v. Jackson Verdict (Early) MA v Jackson Verdict
Study for Unit Test
Thursday
18
10/18
Unit I [Crime Picture in America] Test Study for Unit Test
Monday
19
10/22
Begin Unit II [Search for Causes] Review Notes
Tuesday
20
10/23
Tiffany Eunick/Lionel Tate Case Read Pages 78-82 "Explanations of Criminal Behavior"
Answer "Just the Facts 3.3" on page 82
Movie Viewing Permission Slip
Thursday
21
10/25
Wrap-up Tiffany Eunick Case
Classical Theories of Criminal Behavior
Read Pages 82-88 "Biological Explanations
Take Notes
Movie Viewing Permission Slip
Honors:  Rip in Heaven Deadline
Honors: Research Project Consultation Due
Monday
22
10/29
Classical and Biological
Theories of Criminal Behavior
Review Notes
Tuesday
23
10/30
Violence & Biology
Inside the Killer's Mind
Read Pages 88-91 "Psychological Explanations"
Answer "Just the Facts 3.5" on page 91
Thursday
24
11/1
Psychological Theories of Criminal Behavior
A Crime of Insanity
Read Pages 91- top of 96 "Sociological Explanations
Take Notes
Monday
25
11/5
Competency to Stand Trial and the Insanity Defense Review Notes
Tuesday
26
11/6
A Crime of Insanity Project Introduction Read Pages Top of 96 - 100 "Sociological Explanations
Take Notes
Thursday
27
11/8
A Crime of Insanity Project Work Work on Project
Monday
28
11/12

No School - Veterans Day

Tuesday
29
11/13
A Crime of Insanity Project Completion Work on Project
Thursday
30
11/15
Criminal Responsibility & Insanity Honors: Research Project Consultation Deadline
Finish Project
Monday
31

11/19

Applying Sociological Causes of Criminal Behavior Review Notes
Tuesday
32
11/20
Sociological Theories Skit Presentations Honors:  Research Project Rough Draft Due
Thursday
X
11/22

No School -- Thanksgiving Break

Monday
33
11/26 Summary of Biological, Psychological, and Sociological Causes of Criminal Behavior No Homework during Thanksgiving Break
Tuesday
34
11/27
Video Games and Violence Do Video Games Make People Violent Video Games and Violence
Read and complete assignment
Thursday
35
11/29
Violent Video Games Debate Prepare for Debate
Monday
36

12/3

Finish Video Game Violence Dabate
Start
A Time to Kill
Review Notes
Tuesday
37
12/4
A Time to Kill YouTube and Violent Videos YouTube and Violent Videos
Thursday
38
12/7
Finish A Time to Kill
Unit Wrap-up / Review
Movie Day #1 Discussion Questions Day #1 Discussion Questions
Monday
39
12/10 Unit II [Search for Causes] Test Study for Unit Test
Tuesday
40
12/11 Begin Unit III [Criminal Law] Read Read 115 – Top of 121 (Elements of Crime)
King v. Codgon response
King v Cogden
Thursday
41
12/13
Monday
42
12/17


Police Use of Force

Review Notes | Bring a Quarter
Tuesday
43
12/18
Honors:  Research Project Rough Draft Deadline
Thursday
44
12/20
Honors:  Research Project Final Draft Due

Winter Break

Thursday
45
1/3
Monday
46
1/7
Tuesday
47
1/8
Thursday
48
1/10
Monday
46
1/14 Honors:  Research Project Final Draft Deadline
Tuesday
47
1/15
Thursday
48
1/17
Monday
49
1/21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday

50

1/22

Final Exam -- TBD