ACTIVITY SHEETInstructions: You are to work with the other members of your group to develop a short written
presentation (no more than three pages) and a timeline tracing the evolution and expansion
of freedom of the rights of the accused, which you will share with the entire class. One member of your group will introduce the material with a three-to five-minute overview. The other
members of the group will answer any questions the class has about the material.The Supreme Court played a major role in expanding the rights of the accused. Begin your
research by investigating the decisions below. Then, broaden your research to include other
factors important in extending this right.You presentation should address:
Rights Revolution: Rights of the Accused
|• ||Court decisions|
|• ||Groups important in advocating for the expansion of the rights of the accused|
|• ||Political conditions and, if appropriate, laws extending the rights of the accused|
|• ||Social conditions important in expanding this right|
IMPORTANT SUPREME COURT CASES
|Benton v. Maryland|
|Duncan v. Louisiana|
|Escobedo v. Illinois|
|Furman v. Georgia|
|Gideon v. Wainwright|
|Gregg v. Georgia|
|Griffin v. California|
|Malloy v. Hogan|
|Miranda v. Arizona|
|Robinson v. California|
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Book title: Using Deliberative Techniques to Teach United States History.
Contributors: Eleanora Von Dehsen - Author, Nancy Claxton - Author.
Publisher: International Debate Education Association.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2009.
Page number: 174.
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