Supreme Court FRQ#2

On October 22, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the Supreme Court FRQ. The FRQ is also at Schoology. Please submit through Schoology.

Supreme Court FRQ

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Ch 4 Reading

On October 21, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the chapter on Civil Liberties. Be sure to take notes. Information from this reading may be used on a quiz, test, exam, or essay.

Chapter 4-Civil Liberties

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Civil Liberties Readings

On October 21, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here are the readings for Civil Liberties.  The following questions will help you with the readings. Be sure to take notes on each reading.

Anti-Federalist 84
1. Brutus argues that states have something that the federal government does not, what is it?
2. What is seen is a the major failure of the federal Constitution?

Justice Holmes
1. Explain the clear and present danger test.
2. What did Holmes do in Abrams v United States that differed in Schenck v United States?

Griswold v Connecticut
1.Can a right be fundamental yet not enumerated in the Constitution?
2. Should the state ever have an interest in the relationships and actions between consenting adults?  In what instances?

The Bill of Rights
For the Bill of Rights, have a basic understanding of each amendment.

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Civil Liberties Lecture Notes

On October 21, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here are the lecture notes for ch 4.

Civil Liberties Lecture Notes

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Marbury v Madison

On October 16, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell
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Supreme Court in the News

On October 16, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here are several articles on the Supreme Court that will help you with the discussions next week.

Size of the Court

Roberts Court

Court Term for 2020

Packing the Court

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Ch 15 Reading

On October 16, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the reading for Chapter 15. This reading will be used for quizzes, tests, and essays.

Ch 15 Reading

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Federalist #78

On October 16, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Federalist #78 deals with Supreme Court and its role in the government. Hamilton discusses the power of the court along with checks and balances. There are four guided reading questions that will help you understand the document.

  1. Describe the function of the Supreme Court as Publius sees it
  1. Identify the opposing views on life terms and powers that Publius anticipates in the document – explain how he addresses the opposition
  1. Identify the two powers the judiciary lacks that make it the weakest branch and explain why they result in SCOTUS being considered the weakest branch
  1. Explain the role the judiciary plays in the system of checks and balances, not only among the branches, but also between citizens and the government

Federalist #78

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Supreme Court Video

On October 16, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell
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