Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 17. Also, Chapter 11 and 12 from Week 6 might still be relevant.
Minimum of 2 scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.
This is Part II of the assignment you submitted in Week 6.
Using the case outline (Part I: How the Courts Address or Respect Our Rights as Citizens) you submitted in Week 6, prepare and submit a presentation, which will either be a narrated PowerPoint, a Kaltura Video, or some other format as approved by your instructor. Be sure to verify the presentation format with your instructor before starting work on this assignment.
The presentation Point presentation will need to include:
Name the case
Discuss the facts of the case
Discuss the history of the case (what laws or legal action was taken)
Discuss the issues or the facts of the case and legal questions the court must decide
Discuss if the court’s decision or holdings was for the plaintiff or for the defendant and what were the reasons for the decision?
Discuss the concurring and dissenting opinions from the judge or if a jury trial, the jury.
Important: In this assignment, you are expected to elaborate the points you made in the prior assignment in Week 6. This assignment will be graded on your strength to elaborate and explain the facts of the case and proper use of visual aids, good narration, and presenting to the case and how well you stick to the case. For example, if you are using the PowerPoint, you are also expected to include proper visuals that are relevant to the case. Do not copy-paste the outline into this and call it complete.
This assignment is worth 225 points.
Writing Requirements (APA format)
Length: The presentation must be 10-15 slides long if using PowerPoint (excluding cover and reference pages) or 3-5 minute long if using a video presentation.
Font should not be smaller than size 16-point
Parenthetical in-text citations included and formatted in APA style
Title/Introduction slide required
References slide minimum of 2 scholarly sources in addition to textbook if cited)
Use the speaker notes to elaborate on the content on the slides
This activity will be graded based on the Written Assignment Grading Rubric.
Week 7: Part II: How the Courts Address or Respect Our Rights as Citizens – Presentation
Facts of the Case – 30 pts
Identifies numerous facts that go above and beyond highlighting the importance of the case and make the case foundations explicit.
History of the Case – 30 pts
The presentation covers an exceptional level of case history to make the legal actions surrounding the case clear and detailed.
Legal questions – 20 pts
The presentation clearly points to the specific civil liberties issues that the courts had to determine to issue a verdict.
Decisions or holdings – 20 pts
The presentation clearly lists whether the court ruled for the plaintiff or the defendant along with the reasoning provided by the court and key details directly related to understanding the ruling. Any holdings or court imposed conditions as part of the verdict are also listed.
Verdict Concurring and Dissenting Opinion – 30 pts
The presentation clearly points to the verdict and provides clear detail of the affirming and dissenting opinions.
Presentation overall – 25 pts
The presentation includes all required components, is visually clean and appealing with effective use of visuals and includes narration.
Writing and Visuals: Mechanics and Usage and Relevance of the Visuals – 20 pts
The writing is concise, free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Effective use of visuals
Citations – 10 pts
The references are provided in accurate APA format.