Supreme Court Evaluates Violent Video Game Case

The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether California can ban the sale of violent video games to minors. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal explains the details.

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What are some controversial supreme court cases?

I’m writing making a poster on a supreme court case, where i’m supposed to show both sides of the argument and side with one. Thing is, I’m terrible at this kind of stuff. What are some cases that are really controversial where there’s a lot to debate about? Roe v. Wade Planned Parenthood v. Casey […]

How did the Supreme Court show support for racist beliefs during the era following reconstruction? Explain.?

How did the Supreme Court show support for racist beliefs during the era following reconstruction? Explain. Your question is interesting and should be addressed, and yet such analysis should best occur in the context of what went before. Namely that, subsequent to the war, specific acts of the federal government (inclusive of court decisions) functionally […]

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer: A Presentation on International Law

The Blum Center for Developing Economies Presents:

“International Law”

A presentation by US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, followed by a conversation with Dean Christopher Edley, UC Berkeley School of Law.

Stephen Breyer, born in San Francisco in 1938, is a graduate of Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard Law School. He taught law for many years at Harvard and has also worked as a Supreme Court law clerk, a Justice Department lawyer, an Assistant Watergate Special Prosecutor, and Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee. In 1990 he was appointed an appellate court judge by President Carter. In 1994 he was appointed a Supreme Court Justice by President Clinton.

Sponsors: Blum Center for Developing Economies, International House

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http://ihouse.berkeley.edu/

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What article in the constitution created the supreme court?

Here is the question- The supreme court is created by article _________ of the consitution, which also gives ______ the power to create "__________" The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United States, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under […]

What Supreme Court cases have been most divisive or influential in the 20th century?

What Supreme Court cases have been most divisive or influential in the 20th century? Newly appointed Judge Sotomayor will be lending opinions on these most interesting 5 pending cases up for debate—and official decision. Briefs on case details can be found here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/20091005/us_time/08599192776000;_ylt=An3UtFjKgaERFeWFisjIqzd0fNdF Here are MY views on these cases: Salazar v. Buono: Congress LEGALLY […]

Supreme Court To Hear Mt. Lebanon Family’s Vaccine-Seizure Case

A Mt. Lebanon family will play a role in the U.S. Supreme Court’s upcoming decision about whether drug makers can be sued if vaccines cause serious health problems.

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From House of Lords to Supreme Court

From 31 July 2009, the judicial function of the House of Lords and its role as the final – and highest – appeal court in the UK will end, bringing about a fundamental change to the work and role of the House of Lords.

A new United Kingdom Supreme Court, separating the judicial function from Parliament (those who make the law from those who interpret it in courts), will open in early October 2009 opposite the Houses of Parliament in Parliament Square – formerly the Middlesex Guildhall.

Lord Mance, one of the 12 Law Lords in the House of Lords, outlines the key changes to the judicial role of Parliament.

Find out more:
House of Lords homepage: http://www.parliament.uk/lords
Judicial Work: http://www.parliament.uk/business/judicial_work.cfm

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