Law and Public Safety
April 12, 2021
Law and Society students are finishing up their tort law chapter and will soon be litigating negligence and product liability cases in the coming weeks. The have also reviewed a number of famous tort cases including the McDonald's Hot Coffee Case and the Ford Pinto ruling.
In Introduction to Criminal Justice, students are finishing up 3rd quarter argumentative research papers. This assignment required students to find a contentious point of case law or social issue and create a position about it, with a counterclaim and rebuttal. At the same time, students are also wrapping up a unit on the criminal justice process. This has included the stages of a criminal case from arrest and bail through the trial, sentencing, and appeals stages. We'll also be moving into an analysis of the American jury system through film and case studies. We're using current ongoing cases, Ex. Derek Chauvin murder case, as models for our analysis.
In First Responder Fitness, students just completed their CPR training and will be begin FEMA training next week