Civics & Economicsby Matthew Caggia

Unit 6: Violating the Law

Chapter 16

Now that we have a basic understanding of the types of laws from Unit 5, we now turn our attention what happens when a person violates the law. Here we examine due process in civil, criminal, and juvenile law.

Study Tools

Online Textbook Resources

These pages contain the links to the online content for student practice. It includes Chapter Overviews, Web Activities, Self-Check Quizzes, ePuzzles and Games, Vocabulary Flashcards, Charts in Motion (to accompany diagrams in the textbook), and Interactive Graphic Organizers.


Link to Quizlet! Vocabulary is the key to understanding any subject. Once you can break down the barrier of language the ideas and concepts are wide open. Here you can find the vocabulary for the unit to practice by using online flash cards and by practicing online generated vocabulary quizzes.

  • Unit 6 Vocabulary Quiz on Quizlet
  • When you get to the Quizlet Quiz page, you can adjust what type of quiz to take by using the check boxes on the right.

    Slide Shows

    The slideshows are best viewed full screen. Slideshows will be blocked until AFTER the homework is due to encourage students to read the required sections of the textbook.

    Civil Law

    Overview of due process Civil Cases.

    Criminal Law

    Overview of due process in Criminal Cases.

    Juvenile Law

    Overview of due process in Juvenile Justice.

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