This course combines theory and practice about law, democracy, and human rights. The curriculum focuses on legal rights and responsibilities, engagement in the democratic process, and commitment to the rule of law and social justice, especially focusing on Supreme Court case analysis. Topics include constitutional rights and liberties, civil and criminal law, adult and juvenile justice, family and consumer law.
These four courses are taught in a one-year BLOCK by two teachers with students alternating between teachers every other day. Enrollment in one course means enrollment in all four (must select ALL Course ID’s during registration). Three are AP level and follow the College Board frameworks, with weighted grades