Thursday, April 26, 2012

Law 12 April 27

1.       Students are to finish the Classification of Offences of The Criminal Code of Canada (students already have the handout)

2. Students are to read “Defending a Position: Writing a Letter to the Editor (students already have the handout) and respond to the provided letter regarding the decriminalization of marijuana.

a. The students are to write a letter arguing that the writer of the letter is wrong and that marijuana should not be decriminalized.

b. Students can use their own personal devices or access the MRC to find accurate and relevant research to support their arguments.

3. Students must hand a rough draft of the letter at the end of class.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Court Visit Reflection

List all the things that surprised you when you visited the Provincial Courts?

What do you want to learn more about?

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Test Review - Vocab & Themes

Levels of Court in BC/Canada
Burden of Proof
Courtroom Participants
Rules of Evidence
Examination and Cross-Examination
Participants in a Crime
Elements of a Crime
Actus Reus
Mens Rea
Accessory after the fact

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Solve the Case

Here is a simulation of the police hunt of kidnap victim Grham McMynn.

This is based on a real case here in Vancouver a few years ago.

Click on the link below and give this a try!

McMynn Kidnapping Case

Crime Scene Videos