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Sixth Amendment: Cases that Opened the Jury Box

In this activity participants will focus on jury service by examining two Supreme Court cases dealing with jury selection.

About these Resources

How to Use These Resources

The resources are designed for use in the classroom or courtroom.

In Advance

  1. Teachers/lawyers and students read the Case Summaries and Questions.
  2. Participants prepare presentations of the facts and summaries the cases in the classroom or courtroom.
  3. Complete the discussion questions and open the floor for further debate.

Courthouse Venue: If the teacher would like to have a federal judge preside over the presentations, use the court locator to find the nearest local courthouse.