Teens Take It to Court: Young People Who Challenged the Law - and Changed Your Life: Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Sep 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 420 pages
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Your life is impacted daily by decisions made in courts. The U.S. judicial system exists to provide ''justice for all,'' including teenagers. But minors don't have the same legal rights as adults, so what happens when teens take it to court? Young People Who Challenged the Law - and Changed Your Life The teens in this book fought for issues that matter. The facts and real outcomes of their cases are here, along with information on related cases, tough questions to consider, and a follow-up ''Get on the Case'' section that further explores the big-picture possibilities for each issue. You'll deliberate over the cases, just as a judge would. It's up to you to weigh questions like: Can a parent of a minor give police permission to search a child's personal belongings - over the child's objection? Should it be illegal to wear gang colors or symbols? If a prayer at a school function is voluntary, does it violate the separation of church and state? Do parents have a right to prevent their daughter from getting an abortion? Once you know the facts and consider all the questions, you'll decide: Did justice prevail or were teens denied? To be a fair judge, you need the whole story plus the background information.
 

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Contents

The Supreme Court and How It Works
3
How to Do Legal Research 21 Facts About the U S Constitution
29
Can you go to court on your own to protect
53
What if youre sexually harassed
76
What if youre sexually harassed at work? ISSUE Do you have to be tested for drugs to try
91
out for school sports?
104
to get some privacy?
133
Can you be tried as an adult and receive
151
Can you be forced to say prayers at school? ISSUE Do school officials have the right
247
Can your parents discipline you however
259
Can you be hospitalized for mental health
268
Can your grandparents visit you against your
281
Do you have any rights if you break
296
Does the whole world have to know about
311
Can you request a jury of your peers?
337
Glossary
351

consent?
166
Do you have complete freedom of expression
182
About the Author
379
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