Course Catalog

Court Procedures (#2106390)

Grades:
9,10,11,12
GPA Weighting:
No
SUS Admissions:
No
Bright Futures:
No
NCAA:
No
Graduation Requirements:

Elective Courses: 8 credits.

Assessment:

District Developed Final

Placement Consideration:

Court Procedures is a semester academic elective that may be taken at any semester point from 9th -12th grade.

Prerequisites:

Law Studies is strongly recommended. 

Next Course in Progression:
N/A
Other Information:
Approved Resources:

McGraw Hill, Street Law

Course Description:

The grade 9-12 Court Procedures course consists of the following content area strands: American History, World History, Geography, Humanities, Civics and Government. The primary content for the course pertains to the study of the structure, processes and procedures of the judicial systems of the United States and Florida. Content should include, but not be limited to, the structure, processes and procedures of county, circuit and federal courts, civil and criminal procedures, juvenile law, the rights of the accused, evolution of court procedures, comparative legal systems, and career choices in the judicial system.