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Teaching constitutional issues with scripted trials

Robert S Leming

Teaching constitutional issues with scripted trials

search and seizure, freedom of expression, and the establishment clause

by Robert S Leming

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education in association with the Social Studies Development Center of Indiana University and its Indiana Program for Law-Related Education in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSearch and seizure, freedom of expression, and the establishment clause
    StatementRobert S. Leming and Thomas S. Vontz
    ContributionsVontz, Thomas S, ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18216125M
    ISBN 100941339238
    ISBN 109780941339230
    OCLC/WorldCa50316204

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