Case background and primary source documents concerning the Supreme Court case of Lawrence v. Texas. Dealing with a citizens constitutional right to privacy in regards to sex, this lesson asks students to analyze how the Court's definition of privacy evolved from 1965 to 2003.
Personal Liberty – Essay by Dennis Goldford, Ph.D.
Lawrence v. Texas – Case Background
Documents to Examine (A-M)
The Issue Endures Identifying and Teaching against Misconceptions: Six Common Mistakes about the Supreme Court – Essay by Diana E. Hess
Case Briefing Sheet
Constitutional Issue Evidence Form
Attorney Document Analysis
Moot Court Procedures
Tips for Thesis Statements and Essays Rubric for Evaluating a DBQ Essay on a 9-Point Scale
Key Question Scoring Guidelines for All Essays
Constitutional Principles and their Definitions