Academic Papers on Supreme Court

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Three Legal Issues

  • 8 page paper

8 pages in length. The writer discusses three legal issues: Gun control and the Second Amendment; Miranda and confession; and school admission scores and reverse discrimination. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

6 pages in length. Reverse discrimination lies at the core of Supreme Court case Regents of University of California v. Bakke (1978), where Allan Bakke was denied application for admission to the University of California at Davis School of Medicine. Claiming that this denial violated both the Constitution and Title VI of the 1964 ...

A 5 page paper discussing copyright law’s implications for business and innovation. Copyright law dates from the earliest days of the United States. It is the right of the creator of a work to benefit and profit from that work for a specific length of time, after which it reverts to the public ...

A 3 page review of the IRS's definition of "Bona fide business expense". This paper examines a fictional scenario utilizing previous case law. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 15 page paper providing briefs of four cases: Anderson v. Treadwell, Eldred v. Ashcroft, Matimak Trading Co. v. Khalily and D.A.Y. Kids Sportswear Inc., American Canoe Association v. Murphy Farms, Balistreri v. Nevada Livestock Production Credit Assn., Oz Technology Incorporated v. Environmental Protection Agency and Sengoku v. RMC International. Bibliography lists 12 ...

Colorado's Resistance to the "Federal Noxious Weed Act" A 5 page overview of the issues surrounding the supremacy of federal law in areas of environmental regulation. Specifically addresses federal rights in regard to the control of noxious weeds, as addressed in the 1975 "Federal Noxious Weed Act", an Act which is resented by ...

In this 3 page essay, the writer argues both that the Supreme Court is crucial to decision-making and that the power of control should rest perhaps in logical interpretation of the Constitution. Largely a review of one particular book on the subject, this argument is made based upon examples from several landmark Supreme Court cases. ...

Judicial Review

  • 5 page paper

(5 pp) In Federalist 78, Alexander Hamilton said that "the judiciary... has no influence over either the sword or the purse...it may truly be said to have neither force nor will, but merely judgment...the judiciary is beyond comparison, the weakest of the three departments of power...".In this discussion we will assess the validity of ...

Judicial Branch

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper which discusses the judicial branch of the government, presenting how different courts function. Some basic information is provided in relationship to legal terms, and the power maintained by judges, which further illustrates the conditions and realities directly linked with the judicial system we know today. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 4-page paper examines legislation as it pertains to religion in schools. In addition to examining current trends on this topic, the paper also examines some historical trends as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 3 page paper argues that the Supreme Court’s ruling that school prayer is unconstitutional is correct, and that the separation between church and state must remain intact. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page paper which discusses three important court cases which deal with religion in public schools. The cases discussed are Everson v. Board of Education (1947), Engel v. Vitale (1962), and Pickering v. Board of Education (1968). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page essay/research paper that discusses the right to Freedom of Religion, which is guaranteed under the First Amendment. This examination focuses on the issues that continue to define the division between church and state that this amendment imposes on the American government. Many people today would tear down the wall dividing church and ...

In three pages this paper examines the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution in terms of its reference to religion, considers the marginalization of religion from public and civic spheres, assesses whether or not the notion of a separation of church and state is at odds with the vision of America’s founding fathers, and discusses ...

Similar to Estabcla.wps (above)- this 5 page report discusses Leonard Levy's book, "The Establishment Clause: Religion and the First Amendment" which traces the sources of disestablishment since the colonial experience. Levy concludes that, Congress in writing the religious freedom clause, took the broad view, flatly prohibiting government support to religion in general - i.e. to ...

A 6 page discussion of the Constitutional provisions for freedom of religion. Presents a fictional scenario in which a religious sect is distributing material which is found by a lower court to be libelous in nature. They are ordered to stop but contest the order in the Supreme Court as an infringement of ...

A 10 page paper assessing the legality of faith-based initiatives as promoted by the Bush administration. The merits and dangers of government support for faith-based initiatives could be discussed for so long that no one is able to accomplish any good, and still without arriving at any common ground to which all could freely ...

This 10 page paper considers the three clauses of the First Amendment (freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of peaceful assembly) and discusses a Supreme Court case that deals with each one, the rights and responsibilities that come with each, why they needed to be heard by the Supreme Court and how they ...

A 3 page review of how the Consitition affects us as a people. This paper discusses the Constition as it relates to religion and to due process. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page report discusses the concept of school voucher systems and offers parents the choice of sending their children to any school, public or private, that is part of such a program. The details of voucher programs and how they are implemented varies from state to state, even school district to school district. The question that often presents itself is ...

This 3-page paper discusses the similarities and differences between the U.S. Constitution and California Constitution. Topics that are compared include speech, religion and the right to bear arms.

A 10 page research paper that expresses various reasons for abridging the First Amendment and outlawing hate speech in the United States. The writer uses a universal approach which includes arguments from Nature (science), politics, philosophy, and religion/spirituality. The writer posits that what is really at stake is the survival of society. ...

A 5 page essay on the Supreme Court’s treatment of the Bill of Rights and opposition to that fact. The writer posits that the so-called liberal Supreme Court is acting responsibly under its Constitutional duty, as amended, most of the time. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page paper that explains what this act did for copyright protection. The paper discusses the pros and cons of copyright laws and whether they encourage or discourage creativity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This is a 5 page paper discussing some problems in regards to family as public or private matters. In the Australian social and legal system, several aspects of private family relationships are considered public concerns. While public concern for spousal abuse may be considered as beneficial to women who are abused, there are still many ...

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