In this lesson students are introduced to the state and federal court systems and apply that knowledge to scenarios. Students will also learn about the parties to a case and the process for appeals.
The following files are included in this resource:
- Lesson 1—The Court System: Which Court? (editable Word file)
- Lesson 1—The Court System: Which Court? (PDF)
This is lesson 1 of 10 in Street Law’s Classroom Guide to Moot Courts. Together, these lessons help set the stage for a successful moot court experience—from understanding the appellate process to granting cert to judicial opinion writing to evaluation tools.
You can access a .PDF of the full Classroom Guide and/or single lessons from the guide using the links below:
- Complete Classroom Guide to Moot Courts (2021 Edition)
- Lesson 2—The Court System: Appellate Process
- Lesson 3—Deciding to Decide: Granting Cert
- Lesson 4—You Be the Justice
- Lesson 5—Deciphering Opinions
- Lesson 6—Applying Precedent
- Lesson 7—Judicial Opinion Writing
- Lesson 8—Analyzing Oral Argument Questions (Optional - Advanced)
- Lesson 9—Moot Court: Court is Now in Session
- Lesson 10—Mini-moot Courts (Optional)
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