Constitutional issue

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 11, 12, 13 ( Understanding Politics: Ideas, Institutions, and Issues: Thomas M. Magstadt)
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions
Using the Supreme Court’s website, research one case that deals with a contentious issue of your choice. (These issues can be racial discrimination, right to bear arms, same-sex marriage, hate speech, suicide, etc.) After finding a case, describe the Constitutional issue at the heart of the case. Summarize the points, the opinion, and at least one dissent used to come up with their conclusions. Did you agree with the majority opinion or the dissent?

US Supreme Course Case Search Job Aid (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 

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