Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will learn about the case of the trial and execution of Willie Francis and will analyze the determined efforts of his attorney, Bertrand DeBlanc, to protect due process of Francis.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Rule of Law, Due Process, Equal Protection Court Cases, Criminal Procedure, Justice 1940's

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.8.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify core civic virtues and democratic principles that guide government, society, and communities.

D2.Civ.12.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze how people use and challenge local, state, national, and international laws to address a variety of public issues.

D2.His.3.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.
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