Keith M. Babcock, Esquire, Immediate Past President of the SC Chapter of ABOTA, introduces the next speaker, ABOTA’s Jurist of the Year, the Honorable Richard M. Gergel. Richard Gergel addresses the students about appreciating history, and the role that courageous citizens played in upholding the pillars of American Constitutional law.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how individuals become citizens in the U.S. and how the U.S. has expanded and limited citizenship over time. Further, examination promotes inquiry into the rights and responsibilities held by citizens of the U.S.
- USG.4.IN Distinguish between various economic, personal, and political rights of citizens in the U.S., and how these rights can sometimes conflict with each other.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how individual rights have evolved through social movements, constitutional provisions, and landmark legislation. Further investigation prompts inquiry into how marginalized Americans have struggl...
- USG.4.IP Describe and evaluate the ways citizens can participate in the political process at the local, state, national, and global levels.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into how to gauge the fairness and effectiveness of the electoral process in the U.S. and the outcomes elections have on the U.S. government. This indicator was also developed to prompt inquiry into the historic struggles over the extension of suffrage and the impact of federal policies on campaigning and electoral rules.