Essays Tagged: "supreme court case"

Power To Revoke

t can be revoked or not has been a major question since the mid- 1800's. Haig v. Agee is a landmark Supreme Court case charging that the Secretary of State can not revoke a passport on the grounds tha ... erify them; Why wouldn't the Secretary of State be the only person who can revoke them?Sources:U.S. Supreme Court, HAIG v. AGEE, 453 U.S. 280 (1981)

(3 pages) 36 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Campaign finance reform

ong the many obstacles preventing Congress from enacting significant campaign finance reform is the Supreme Court Case of Buckley v. Valeo and soft money.In 1976 the case of Buckley v Valeo was brough ... iting the donation it was violating the candidate's 1st amendment right, freedom of expression. The Supreme Court decided it was therefore unconstitutional to enforce financing restrictions on candida ...

(1 pages) 131 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Nixon v. The United States

o one branch of government stands above the law in this setup. This point was reasserted in the the Supreme Court case of 1974, United States v. Nixon. This case involved the President of the United S ... of certiorari which was petitioned by the President. Both petitions were granted and handed to the Supreme Court.When the case reached the Supreme Court, the basic arguements were as follows. Preside ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Seperate But Equal. This is a review for the movie "Seperate but Equal." It analyses the good and bad points of the movie, and suggests areas for improvement throughout the film.

vie Separate But Equal portrayed the struggle against racial prejudice, which ignited the famous US Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education. This case was arguably the most influential case ... The actors played their roles well. This is best exemplified during the end of the movie, when the Supreme Court made the decision to restrict segregated schools, the level of acting continued to mak ...

(2 pages) 125 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

BROWN V. THE BOARD OF EDUCATIONAN ESSAY ABOUT A SUPREME COURT CASE THAT CHANGED OUR SEGREGATION LAWS IN THE US IN 1944. IT INCLUDES AN OUTLINE AND B ... CourtsB.It Changed The African American's RightsBrown v. The Board of Education of Topeka Kansas a Supreme Court case that has changed history. The case was about the segregation of public schools. U ... later in life. On October 1, 1951, Oliver, the NAACP, and Thurgood Marshall brought the case to the Supreme Court(From Brown To Bakke pp.22). The Supreme Court heard the case on December 7-8, 1953(Fro ...

(5 pages) 210 1 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Plessy v. Ferguson to Brown v. Board of Education: The Road to Integrated School Systems

In 1986, the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court case established that there could be separate butequal facilities for blacks and white ... e could be separate butequal facilities for blacks and whites, giving support to Jim Crow laws. The Supreme Court didnot begin to reverse Plessy until the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court cas ... A.Ferguson presided over his trial in federal district court. He was found guilty, and the LouisianaSupreme Court upheld his conviction. Plessy then appealed to the United States Supreme Courtfor an o ...

(4 pages) 157 0 2.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The "Era of the Common Man", through the 1820's and 1830's is also known as the "Age of Jackson".

torted.To a degree, Jacksonian Democrats did uphold equal economic opportunity. For example, in the Supreme Court case, Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge, they encouraged economic competition. The ... he U.S., run by aristocrats and foreigners, even in light of the fact that the veto disregarded the Supreme Court decision upholding the Bank as constitutional. (Doc. B) To their credit, the Jacksonia ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Rogerian argument as to why we as U.S. citizens need better clarification of the probable cause definition surrounding search and seizure laws.

arching for "whatever" they can find.Their probable cause for searching my apartment was based on a Supreme Court case that established a two prong test to help in the understanding and determination ... nd common sense. There's more adherents of the latter approach, but how do you define common sense. Supreme Court case law has indicated that rumor, mere suspicion, and even strong reason to suspect a ...

(4 pages) 165 2 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The constitution.

stic clause, the amendment process, and judicial review are in effect. Marbury v. Madison, an early Supreme Court establishes the power of judicial review. The Louisiana Purchase illustrates the use o ... w. The Louisiana Purchase illustrates the use of the elastic clause and; in Brown v. Board, another Supreme Court case, the amendment process and how it may become necessary to "fix" the constitution. ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abortion Must Remain Legal.

A modest 57% to 41% majority of all adults continue to approve the 1973 Supreme Court decision. It is one of the most controversial issues in the world today. Everyone hold ... wanted an abortion, and the laws in your state wouldn't allow it? The abortion laws set by the 1973 Supreme Court Case, Roe vs. Wade, must stand and not be overturned by any means.When the U.S Supreme ... wanted.The fetal development plays an important role when a mother considers having an abortion.The Supreme Court would divide the life of a preborn baby into three trimesters, which would help make t ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This essay is bassicaly about how the supreme courts rules in some cases. this is an honors essay.

The Bill of Rights have had, and still have many disagreements dealing with rights. TheSupreme Court has ruled in these types of cases. The Supreme Court has ruled in these types ofcases ... ng to feel unsecured and angry if they are very religious. Thismight conflict with their beliefs. A Supreme Court case that dealt with this was Abington SchoolDistrict v. Schempp. This case was about ... being read over the P.A. system in a publicschool. Several students did not wish to listen. So, the Supreme Court had decided to try thiscase. The public school belong to the state. The Bible verses b ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The importance of brown vs. the board of education

re several events and issues which led up to this critical event. From the 1892 Plessy vs. Ferguson Supreme Court Case, the precedent of "separate but equal" was set. This doctrine affected the school ... Kentucky. The state mandated that there be separate facilities separated by at least 25 miles. The Supreme Court upheld the ruling and Braya College was segregated.Then in 1931, the issue of segregat ...

(5 pages) 185 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

This is an overview of the landmark Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court case in 1962 regarding religion in school.

Engel v. Vitale is a landmark 1962 United States Supreme Court case which declared the inclusion of state-sponsored school prayer, even when non-deno ... ase has been monumental to that of the United States and continues to apply to recent United States Supreme Court cases which deliberate about the separation between Church and state.In 1951, the New ... t of Appeals which once again, sustained the same ruling. Finally, he appealed to the United States Supreme Court who would recognize the case.As the case began, Engel maintained his position in which ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Affirmative Action

iser Condoleezza Rice said that she agreed with President Bush's decision to become involved in the Supreme Court case against the University of Michigan and its methods of admissions, but also stated ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Campaign finance reform

the various obstacles preventing Congress from enacting significant campaign finance reform is the Supreme Court case Buckley v. Valeo. As a result of the Watergate affair, Congress attempted to flus ...

(5 pages) 151 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dred Scott Case

In what some call the most infamous case in its history, the Supreme Court case of Scott v Sandford produced one of the most controversial and most heavily debat ... n the retrial the court ruled that Scott and his family were free, but two years later the Missouri Supreme Court stepped in and reversed the decision of the lower court. Scott then took the case to t ... k the case to the United States Circuit Court in Missouri in 1854, but the decision of the Missouri Supreme Court was upheld. It was at this point that Scott appealed the case to the United States Sup ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mapp v. Ohio

Mapp v. Ohio was a Supreme Court Case that was a instrumental turning point in our nation's history. It drastically cha ... onal rights. To enforce the Fourth Amendment we rely on the exclusionary rule, first adopted by the Supreme Court in 1914 in Weeks v. United States, and applied to the states in 1961 in Mapp v. Ohio.O ... cured chest that were found to be illegal in the state of Ohio.Mapp was ultimately convicted in the Supreme Court of Ohio on account of her possession of the pornography. The search was illegal accord ...

(7 pages) 100 1 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Affirmative Action: University of California vs. David Bakke

The Supreme Court case, University of California vs. Bakke was a law suit filed against the University b ... or less qualified students that were of a minority race. Bakke then filed the lawsuit which went to Supreme Court for the discriminatory treatment against white students applying for medical school.Th ... " rather than a reserved and guaranteed spot. They were represented by Mr. Justice Powell.The other Supreme Court Justices agreed that race should and could be a factor in the University's admission p ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Research on significant U.S. Supreme Court cases

ns in public school admissions are a violation of equal protection. The case was first heard by the Supreme Court in December of 1952. However, because of the courts indecision, the case was reargued ... reargued in December of 1953. The case was finally decided on May 17, 1954 in favor of Brown.b. The Supreme Court case is significant to American politics because it was a giant step towards complete ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Interpretations Of The Fourth Amendment

particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things at which to be seized (Supreme Court Collection). One US Supreme Court case, Florida vs. Bostick deals directly with this p ... y then affirmed the decision, but certified the question of the forth amendment rights to the State Supreme Court. The State Supreme Court found that a reasonable passenger would not have felt free to ...

(5 pages) 78 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays