Justice and Diplomacy

Part 1 – Important Definitions for Unit 2

What is Justice?

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*PLEASE COPY THE DEFINITION BELOW IN YOUR COPY BOOKS:

JUSTICE:

1.  the process or result of using laws to fairly judge and punish crimes and criminals.

2.  the quality of being fair or just; fair treatment.

*COMPLETE THIS SENTENCE:

“Justice is important to me because _______________________________________.”

What is Diplomacy?

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*PLEASE COPY THE DEFINITION BELOW IN YOUR COPY BOOKS:

DIPLOMACY:

1.  the work of maintaining good relations between the governments of different countries.

2.    skill in dealing with others without causing bad feelings.

*COMPLETE THIS SENTENCE:

“Diplomacy is important to me because _____________________________________.”

Part 2 – “Justice is…”

Watch the short presentation about justice.

*WRITE IN YOUR COPY BOOKS WHAT JUSTICE MEANS TO YOU!

“To me, Justice is _______________.”

Part 3 – Mock Trial

Next class there will be a mock trial about a “missing puppy.”  Please consider that the following roles will need to be filled:

Amanda Barber (Defendant)

Mrs. Green (Plaintiff)

Mr. Brown (Witness)

Mrs. Castle (Witness)

Mr. Smith (Plaintiff’s lawyer)

Mrs. Jones (Defendant’s lawyer)

Court Clerk

Sheriff’s officer

Judge

Jury *the rest of the students without roles represent the jury.

Mini trial

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