FIGHTING CHANCE

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Order Code: INT701    ISBN : 9781560047537

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As first-year associates at a law firm, students debate whether to take a case headed for the Supreme Court. Claiming unfair discrimination, a woman qualified to join the U.S. Army Special Forces cannot because the Army bans women from such roles. Students analyze the strength of her case based on the equal protection and due process clauses of the Fifth and 14th Amendments, precedent-setting cases, and the security needs of the nation. In the process, they learn how the U.S. judicial system and the Supreme Court work—and they reflect on the meaning of equal rights.

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This title is part of the series: PROJECT-BASED GOVERNMENT

Copyright

2012

Size

8½" x 11"

Publisher

Buck Institute for Education/Interact

Grade

9–12

ISBN

9781560047537

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