Social Education October 2011
Looking at the Law
Supreme Court Review
The new Supreme Court case line up promises constitutional fireworks with lawsuits dealing with Medicaid, tracking suspects with a GPS, as well as expletives and nudity on TV.
Secondary Level Law-Related
Eleanor Roosevelt and Civil Rights
Toni Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker
Eleanor Roosevelt's fearless advocacy of the rights of African Americans, and the public controversy this created, offer students an excellent window into the society and politics of the United States during the 1930s and 1940s.
Income Inequality and U.S. Tax Policy
Margaret S. Crocco, Anand R. Marri, and Scott Wylie
The authors present statistics and a lesson plan for discussing federal income tax policy and its implications for wealth distribution in the United States.