Case background and primary source documents concerning the Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade. Dealing with a citizens Constitutional right to privacy and liberty this lesson asks students to evaluate the Court's constitutional reasoning in Roe v. Wade.
Personal Liberty – Essay by Dennis Goldford, Ph.D.
Roe v. Wade – Case Background
Documents to Examine (A-K)
The Issue Endures
Identifying and Teaching against Misconceptions: Six Common Mistakes about the Supreme Court – Essay by Diana E. Hess Classroom Applications
Case Briefing Sheet
Constitutional Issue Evidence Form
Attorney Document Analysis
Moot Court Procedures
Tips for Thesis Statements and Essays Rubric for Evaluating a DBQ Essay on a 9-Point Scale
Key Question Scoring Guidelines for All Essays
Constitutional Principles and their Definitions