Essays Tagged: "court of appeals"

Court Case Number 15: Bowers v. Hardwick (June 30, 1986)

Court Case Number 15: Bowers v. Hardwick (June 30, 1986)In August of 1982, Michael Hardwick was char ... er adult male in the bedroom of Hardwick's home. Hardwick then brought suit in the Federal District Court, therefore challenging the constitutionality of the statute as it criminalized sodomy. Hardwic ... r of arrest and that the statute for several reasons violates the Federal Constitution.I oppose the Court of Appeals decision that Michael Hardwick's complaint was dismissed by evidence seen through r ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Unbelievers Versus Under God, In God We Trust and God Bless America

of this nation. On June 27, 2002, America woke up to an inconceivable challenge. The ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California passed a ruling 2-1 that the words "under God" in the Pledge of Alleg ... Pledge of Allegiance in school. Newdow, an atheist, filed suit that ended before the ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Newdow testified that when Congress added the words "under God" to the Pledge of A ...

(4 pages) 149 3 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Judicial Branch and its Supreme Court History.

The Judicial BranchAnd ItsSupreme Court's HistoryThe laws of the United States of America are governed by the Constitution which is br ... in the building of our country, I have chosen to concentrate on the Judicial Branch and its Supreme Court because of its struggle into being.The Judicial Branch of the government is made up of the Sup ... struggle into being.The Judicial Branch of the government is made up of the Supreme Court, Circuit court of Appeals, Specialized Courts and District Court. The Supreme Court was created by the consti ...

(5 pages) 177 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An article citing the reasons the line "under god" should be removed from the pledge of allegiance.

- "under god" - have sparked a firestorm from the schools of California to the halls of the Supreme Court, which will decide next June about the legality of the phrase. In a diverse country with a gre ... ion "under god" is an unmistakable confirmation of a governmental belief in god. As the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled, the phrase "under god" is as biased and unconstitutional as would be the phr ...

(2 pages) 155 5 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Pledge in Schools

while reciting the pledge was strongly encouraged, it was not mandatory. (In 1943 the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled that children may not be compelled to recite the Pledge.) Very few -if any- of the s ... to this country and promote discord at a time we need unity.On June 27, 2002, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Franciscobanned the Pledge of Allegiance in schools citing the phrase "under ...

(5 pages) 114 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Court cases that deal with the 14th amendment

and Miami. Katz argued that the recordings could not be used against him as evidence, however, the Court of Appeals rejected his point, noting the absence of a physical intrusion into the phone booth ... the absence of a physical intrusion into the phone booth itself. The Court granted certoiorai. The Court had to decide whether the 4th amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures ...

(11 pages) 238 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The United States Supreme Court

ive Branch and the Judicial Branch. The Judicial Branch of the government is made up of the Supreme Court, Circuit court of Appeals, Specialized Courts and District Court. Congress passes laws, the Pr ... rict Court. Congress passes laws, the President either passes or vetoes these laws, but the Supreme Court decides if the law is constitutional or not.The Supreme Court of the United States, composed o ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Illinois v. Dionisio Legal Brief

dments.2. Procedural History: The government filed separate petitions in the United States District Court to compel Dionisio and the others to comply. Following a hearing, the District Judge rejected ... h the grand jury's request. Dionisio still refused and was committed to custody until he obeyed the court order, or until the expiration of 18 months. The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reve ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Third Amendment Paper and Case

only known and documented case that violates the third amendment right. Engblom v. Carey was a U.S. court case decided by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Hugh L. Carey was being sued because he e ...

(1 pages) 13 2 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

In 1983, the principal at Hazelwood East High School in

fy the student editors or reporters. The students strongly objected this censorship and took him to court. On appeal to the circuit court of appeals, the ruling was reversed and decided in favor of th ... of the students. At this point, the Hazelwood school district appealed to the United States Supreme court. I would have ruled in favor of the students because their newspaper should not have been cens ...

(1 pages) 406 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

In 1983, the principal at Hazelwood East High School in

fy the student editors or reporters. The students strongly objected this censorship and took him to court. On appeal to the circuit court of appeals, the ruling was reversed and decided in favor of th ... of the students. At this point, the Hazelwood school district appealed to the United States Supreme court. I would have ruled in favor of the students because their newspaper should not have been cens ...

(1 pages) 456 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Bergama's Wealth

alter the claim that using cyanide in gold mining is not dangerous, applied to Izmir Administrative Court. But, the local court gave the decision in favor of the Company.After that the people applied ... s using the authority given him by the article 5442 of city administrating law. And in the end, the Court of Appeals gave the long-waited big decision. According to the breaking decision, the construc ...

(4 pages) 350 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Article summary

as well as the legal process that was used to resolve the issue, and how that process fits into the court structure. Then it will explain the civil and criminal aspects of the dispute. The paper will ... problems as they also face antitrust inquiries in a private lawsuit brought by AMD in U.S. federal courts since 2005. Not yet made formal, Intel is also being investigated for their anticompetitive b ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Jewell v state case brief

ury, a class A felony. Also, Battery resulting in serious bodily injury, a class C felony.Rule: The court used the case, Ellyson V. State, 603 N.E.2d 1369, 1373 (Ind. Ct.App.1992) In that case, Ellyso ... ewell was sentenced to an aggregate term of 48 years imprisonment. Jewell appealed but, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed.Reasoning: The court decided on the conviction by saying that Fisher bough ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Dolan v. City of Tigard Brief

Dolan v. City of Tigard114 S.Ct. 2309U.S. Supreme CourtJune 24, 1994FactsDolan sought to expand her business within her own property. She applied to t ... .Procedural HistoryThe petitioner requested variances from CDC standards and was denied. The Oregon Court of Appeals affirmed the denial, after which the Supreme Court granted certiorari.IssuesOne iss ... nship between the (easement) and the petitioner’s proposed new building.”Reasoning of the CourtThe court reasoned that the City of Tigard failed to prove a number of things. The city failed ...

(1 pages) 3 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Criminal justice system

d it has nothing to do with how liberal or conservative our judges are. Granted you the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals would let Jack the ripper off with a slap on the wrist but it's the system that's b ... decisions based on the facts.A jury of twelve honest people can only rely on what they hear in the courtroom. If several witnesses have no fear of perjuring themselves, their testimony is worthless a ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

criminal justice

A Look at How the Federal Court System WorksThe United States judicial system is made up of two different court systems: the s ... pointed by the President of The United States. They can serve as long as they want to. In the state courts judges are voted on and elected to the seat.The Federal Court is set up by Article III of the ... Court is set up by Article III of the Constitution of The United States which establishes a Supreme Court and authorizes whatever federal courts congress thinks are necessary. Congress creates the dis ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law