Lesson Plan: Basics of Montana’s Legal System

Why is the law important? What is the difference between a criminal and civil legal issue? How do I find the correct court?

You can find the answers to all of these questions in our new article titled Basics of Montana’s Legal System and Courts.

Want to help teens understand Montana’s Legal System? MLSA received funding from the Montana Justice Foundation to create a lesson plan for high school educators on these topics and more. Educators and service providers can access the lesson plan, including a powerpoint, videos, and activities to help contextualize the materials in our article Basics of Montana’s Legal System and Courts.

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