This exercise is an extension of experiential exercise and will require the student to research U.S. Supreme Court cases after 1900. You will present a written paper defending your choice of SCOTUS POST-1900 cases. You may use whatever academic authoritative information you have researched from academic authoritative journal articles.
You must read the entire case. US Supreme Court cases may be found at Oyez.org.
In your report, include:
The name of the petitioner and respondent,
the citation and year,
the Constitutional question raised,
your summary of the facts of the case (do not copy and paste), the decision, your summary of the opinion, and any relevant dissenting issues. Include your individual analysis/opinion.
Case name and citation
Facts of the case (summarize the story behind the case… you are telling a story)
Lower court verdict
What court or courts heard this case before the U.S. Supreme Court (name each court and verdict)
Petition before the Supreme Court: What were the arguments for the plaintiff?
What were the arguments for the defendant?
What the plaintiff really wants is in plain English what does the plaintiff desire?
Majority decision of the Court: what was the decision?
What was the Supreme Court vote in the majority? What date for the majority decision?
Which justices voted for the majority? Who wrote the majority decision? Describe the majority opinion…
Were there any concurrent opinions written? by whom?
How are the concurrent opinions different from the majority opinion?
What was the Supreme Court vote in the dissent? Which justice wrote the opinion for the dissent? Describe the dissenting opinions
Were there any concurrent opinions written? By whom?
How are the concurrent opinions different from the dissenting opinion?
Importance/significance of this case
Did this case change/add to/take from the Constitution or any of the Amendments? If so, how?Explain fully.
Does this case remain relevant or has it been superseded by another case?
If it has been superseded, name the case and tell how your case changed the preceding case?
Discuss what was the Supreme Court vote in the dissent and which justice wrote the opinion for the dissent?
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