A jury of your peers : a look at the Sixth and Seventh Amendments / Rachael Morlock.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||J 345.7305 MOR (Text)||33500013042551||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781538343067
- ISBN: 1538343061
- ISBN: 9781538343043
- ISBN: 1538343045
- Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The Bill of Rights -- Trial by jury -- Criminal trials -- Speedy trials -- Public trials -- An impartial jury -- The right to be informed -- Confrontation and compulsory process -- The right to counsel -- Civil trials -- Resisting tyranny -- Common law -- The substance of the seventh -- Jury trials today.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 May #1
These books in the series Our Bill of Rights (7 titles) take an in-depth look at one or two amendments in the Bill of Rights. The books strike a balance between the historical context and general meaning of each amendment. A Jury of Your Peers deals with trials involving both crimes (the Sixth Amendment) and property (the Seventh Amendment). The importance of the subjects is highlighted by the way the books are almost literally wrapped in the flag, with an American flag backdrop for each page of text. Each spread features its own title and an adequate stock photo or historical image. Many spreads also include either a "Know Your Rights!" or more general sidebar with additional facts or background information. These books are unlikely to spark deep interest in constitutional law, but they are useful resources for social-studies research. Grades 5-8. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
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