Essays Tagged: "Abe Fortas"

The Destruction of 1st Amendment Rights In Our Schools

eir case made itall the way to the US Supreme Court, where it won a 7-2 ruling.(Pascoe, 96) Justice Abe Fortas gave an excellent interpretation of astudents freedom of speech when he said:'It can hard ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Judicial Choices

' are nolonger the key to a conformation. This change was displayed when Lyndon B.Johnson nominated Abe Fortas as chief justice. In 1968, Johnson got the'whales' of the Senate to support Fortas. The s ...

(3 pages) 102 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Gideon's Trumpet to discuss the various powers in the US Government.

further, more penetrating.Another important political actor in this story is lawyers. In this story Abe Fortas and Bruce Jacob are two extreme contrasts; clearly these two lawyers do not have equal po ... Jacob are two extreme contrasts; clearly these two lawyers do not have equal powers/effectiveness. "Abe Fortas is a high-powered example of that powered species, the Washington lawyers" (Lewis, 51), w ...

(10 pages) 84 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Inequality in the American Justice System

From prison, [Gideon] sends a hand-written note to the Supreme Court asking it to hear his case. ...Abe Fortas [is appointed] to argue Gideon's case, and then [the Court] rules that the Sixth Amendmen ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Wainwright V gideon

all defendants have the right to an attorney if they can not afford one.The Supreme Court appoints Abe Fortas as Gideon's lawyer. What Fortas needs to figure out is whether or not Gideon has any spec ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gideon's Trumpet

l cases.To make an appeal, Gideon first sent the Supreme Court a copy of his in forma pauperis and habeus corpus petitions. These are needed if you are a poor defendent trying to get an attorney and l ... no problem for Gideon as he felt his last trial was unconstitutional. Gideon requested counsel, and Abe Fortas was appointed to his case. Fortas requested that Gideon share some personal information t ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Warren Burger

everal cases involving shipping for the government.In 1968, President Johnson had nominated Justice Abe Fortas to the position of Chief Justice. She would replace Earl Warren, but the nomination was s ...

(1 pages) 12 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gideons Trumpet

e correct agreement with the laws and regulations.When Chief Justice Warren and the Court appointed Abe Fortas to represent Gideon, a ?balance? was created because foremost; Abe Fortas was one of the ... ington, but there was something larger at stake. The Supreme Court was going to give the chance for Abe Fortas to argue the case of Betts v. Brady case, and possibly change a major law of America. ?Ab ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law