Culpability (Mens Rea), and Degree of Harm
story (700-1000 words) that involves multiple characters, each responsible for
committing one or more crimes as defined under this chapter.
should be a clear set of facts that justify a criminal charge for Criminal
Mistreatment in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th
close attention to the mental state and the type of harm caused so as to
justify bodily injury, substantial bodily harm or great bodily harm as it
relates to the deprivation of the “basic necessities of life.”
story should not entail a homicide scenario. Underline
those sections in the story line that underscore the mental state and harm
caused (bodily injury, substantial v. great bodily harm).
graphic/photo that supports each of the four scenarios as if you were creating
a short story for a peer. You may also construct the "poster option" for this
assignment provided it incorporates the essential elements outlined above.
Assignment Due: Beginning of Class Wednesday, October 19th
THEN & NOW
Explain how high school aged athletes become vulnerable to abuse. What
are the factors (according to this article) most common among victims? Cite
a reference from the article to support your conclusion.
Explain how an abusive coach might go unreported or undetected for years at a
time. Cite a reference from the article to support your
What safety measures should every student/athlete know to protect themselves
from a predator? Cite a reference from the article to
support your conclusion.
Do you think this article is current news or old news? What
is the current state of abusive coaches in youth sports today? Find
and summarize an independent study or analysis conducted since this article
was published to support your conclusion.
Shakeshaft Study: Department of Education Study 2004 How
does this study support this article?
Dating and Domestic Violence
Due Wednesday, November 9th ATBOC:
After reading the assigned article in the Domestic/Dating Violence packet,
respond to the following:
1. List at least 5 systemic problems associated with the enforcement of
domestic violence in the United States. Quote/cite the article to support your
conclusion in each example. Ensure you incorporate the terms "harassment" and
"misdemeanor" in your answer.
2. Explain "...impact of this patriarchial system of authority..." as used in
this article. What is the significance of this statement? What is the author's
Journal Writing Assignment:
Interview your peers to gauge their general knowledge concerning teen dating
violence. Summarize in a journal entry the content of the conversations you
had. Incorporate specific terms including domestic/dating violence,
harassment, malicious mischief, and misdemeanor into your journal entry
entitled "Teen Dating Violence - Peer Understanding."
Due Wednesday November 9th.
Criminal Law Test on Friday, November 17th
Study using Quizlet:
Search for kriebleforensics (all lower case and one word)
Look for Revised Code of Washington (class sets)
Week of December 5th:
Monday - Wednesday: Outline top fifteen Constitutional Law cases related to
police arrest, search, and seizure. Students will be assigned one case to
present orally, summarizing facts of the case and the court's final decision.
This presentation must be from memory...no note cards. Last chance to give
presentation is Wednesday.
Department of Corrections Speaker Thursday - December 8th
Field Trip forms for visit to Monroe Correctional Center in Jan/Feb will be
distributed. Only second semester students are eligible.
Friday: We will begin watching the movie "Conviction." Rated for language and