Moot Court Lesson 6—Applying Precedent

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In this lesson students will apply the precedent set in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969) to a contemporary case, Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. (2021). Students will participate in a “Take a Stand” activity.

The following files are included in this resource:

  • Lesson 6—Applying Precedent (editable Word file)
  • Lesson 6—Applying Precedent (PDF)

This is lesson 6 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.

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