What are some supreme court cases regarding the 1st amendment?

I need to defend my opinion that students should still get freedom of speech in public schools, by using cases where the supreme court ruled in favor of the person that was arguing for freedom of speech (is that phrased right?) Pretty much, I need supreme court cases where freedom of speech wins. Thanks everyone […]

What are two characteristics of supreme court nominees?

One of the most important decisions a president can make is the appointment of federal judges, especially those on the appellate and Supreme Court. a) Identify and discuss two characteristics of Supreme Court nominees that are politically relevant during the nomination process. b) Identify and defend your choice of two methods interest groups might use […]

Will Landmark 1954 Brown V. Topeka Kansas be Overturned?

In 1896, the Plessey v. Ferguson court decision established the “separate but equal” doctrine, allowing that it was legal and fair to separate public school students by race and color as long as the education given was “equal”. As history has shown, the education was seldom fair or equal. Thus, in 1954 the landmark court […]

What merits a court case to go to the supreme court?

Why would a case need to go to the supreme court when state courts have just as much power as supreme courts? What is the process in deciding what courts move to supreme court and which dont? According to the Constitution (Art. III, §2): “The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and […]

The Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW)

The Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW) commenced operation on 15 August 2005. The Act represents a major progression in the regulation of civil litigation in NSW. For the first time in history civil proceedings in the Supreme, District and Local Courts and the Dust Diseases Tribunal will be governed by one set of common rules. […]

Obama Blasts Supreme Court Ruling

President Barack Obama on Saturday sharply criticized a Supreme Court decision easing limits on campaign spending by corporations and labor unions, saying he couldn’t “think of anything more devastating to the public interest.” (Jan. 23)

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Campaign financing in Supreme Court

A Supreme Court decision expected as early as Wednesday could possibly change the landscape of election advertising. Click the headline to see Cameron Clark’s full report.

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A Census every 3 years?

Our Constitution calls for a Census every ten years to determine how many Representatives each State will have, (Article I, Section 3.) Starting with the 2000 census, under the Clinton administration, the Department of Commerce contracted with the American Community Survey to collect data on our population every three years. The ideal is to collect […]

Vultures Circling on US Auto Makers – Game Plan to Destroy United Auto Workers

Wall Street and Private Equity vultures are at it again. They are aided and abetted by Republican senators and its media with well designed and orchestrated campaign to cause death to the United States’ biggest employer – General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. The vultures are interested in causing deliberate bankruptcies so that all the equity […]