Civil Liberties-Court Cases

On October 27, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

You will be randomly placed in a group to make a presentation on one of the following court cases. The presentation needs to include the facts of the case, the decision, a brief overview of the opinions, the part of the First Amendment that is being argued, the impact on society and any cases that followed.

You may produce any type of presentation, some possibilities are but not limited to; Prezi, PowerPoint, Google Slides, or iMovie. This presentation will be due on Friday, October 30. The presentations should last between 5 to 8 minutes.

The Cases:
Engel v Vitale 1962
Wisconsin v Yoder 1972
Tinker v Des Moines Independent Community School District 1969
Schenck v United States 1919
New York Times v United States 1971

Period 2 Cases
Engel
Wisconsin
Tinker
Schenck
New York Times

Period 3 Cases
Engel
Wisconsin
Tinker
Schenck
New York Times

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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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