Students will use this activity to navigate their way through Virginia's interactive "Journey Through Justice" website. The website and activity covers the following:
>Role & Responsibilities of a magistrate.
>The difference between civil and criminal cases.
>What constitutes as a misdemeanor & felony.
>Which courts deal with misdemeanors and felonies.
>What is considered a high dollar civil case.
>What is considered a low dollar civil case.
>The court structure (lowest to highest).
>The appeals process.
>And so much more.
This activity covers everything necessary for state standards regarding the courts.