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In an act of survival, two sailors kill and eat their shipmate while lost at sea. Are they guilty of murder?
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Used as Intro to Citizenship and the Community and Crime in the US units.
used the case in my undergraduate class to discuss issues of ethics and sentencing
I teach junior level high school, and they were able to process and begin good discussions about the distinction between legality and morality. I plan to have them do a Socratic Seminar to further develop their thinking.
I like how easy to use this sheet is. Provides ample detail, while remaining open-ended and able to use as a stand-alone or multi-day extender.