Federal District Courts

Lesson Duration

From the Esri GeoInquiries collection for Government

Students will explore the distribution of federal court districts, and will identify how the court system affects individuals.

  • Where are district courts?
  • What do district courts do?
  • How long does a chief judge serve?
  • What makes federal courts unique?
  • How do court systems work together? – Track the progression of the Tinker v. Des Moines cases through the system. How did each court rule in these cases?

GeoInquiries™ are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based content. This fifteen-minute activity does not require a login to or installation of ArcGIS Online.

Go to: https://www.esri.com/content/dam/esrisites/en-us/media/pdf/geoinquiries/government/12-districtcourts-government-geoinquiry.pdf



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