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Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines - USA TODAY

Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines - USA TODAY | The most important Supreme Court decisions | Scoop.it
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Now those maps are headed to the U.S.
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First Amendment Court Cases AP Government

Notes on the First Amendment for AP Government at Mundelein High School.
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Great place to find a lot of good court cases.

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Luther Strange Argues First Amendment Case Before Supreme Court

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange argues for free speech rights for public employees in a First Amendment case before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 2...
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Good case examining the 1st amendment.

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Facebook And The First Amendment: Supreme Court To Consider Online Threats

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case centered on threats made through social media, a topic that has major ramifications for free speech and the Inter...
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Good 1st amendment case.

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Floyd Abrams, "Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment" | Talks at Google

Since 1971, when the Pentagon Papers were leaked to the New York Times and furious debate over First Amendment rights ensued, free-speech cases have emerged ...
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Great explanation of 1st amendment rights, current issues, and court cases.

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The Supreme Court's Five Most Important Decisions for Business

The Supreme Court's Five Most Important Decisions for Business | The most important Supreme Court decisions | Scoop.it
While the Supreme Court’s conservative majority affirmed that corporations enjoy individual rights, it didn’t give business all it wanted (The Supreme Court's five most important decisions for business: http://t.co/UzP1P12O6C)...
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Important cases involving intellectual property and businesses.  Good cases.

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Today’s Supreme Court decisions show why the 2014 election matters

Today’s Supreme Court decisions show why the 2014 election matters | The most important Supreme Court decisions | Scoop.it
You never know when a Supreme Court vacancy will emerge.
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Good article showing the relationships between all three branches.

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The One Supreme Court Decision We Can Celebrate - The Nation.

The One Supreme Court Decision We Can Celebrate - The Nation. | The most important Supreme Court decisions | Scoop.it
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Another good article on the decision on the 14th amendment and cell phones.

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Supreme Court digital privacy ruling: Police need warrant to search phone

The Supreme Court ruled on new limits for cellphone searches. Jan Crawford reports on the ruling and the other important decisions that are on the way. The S...
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Huge court decision as far as students in my classes should be concerned.  It deals with the 4th amendment and your cell phones.  Don't want to miss this.

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Supreme Court Landmark Cases

Landmark cases to know.
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This gives an O.K. explanation of the most important court decisions.  I put only as O.K. because the explanations could be a little more clear and need more details.

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The Pentagon Papers Case: Supreme Court Decision, Vietnam War - Daniel Ellsberg (2006)

Before publication, The New York Times sought legal advice. The paper's regular outside counsel, Lord Day & Lord, advised against publication, but house coun...
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The Ellsberg case is one of the most important freedom of the press cases and is one of the factors contributing to Nixon's demise.

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The Trap in the Supreme Court's “Narrow” Decisions - New Yorker (blog)

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New Yorker (blog) The Trap in the Supreme Court's “Narrow” Decisions New Yorker (blog) The Supreme Court concluded its term today with a pair of decisions widely described as “narrow”—that is, of limited application except to the parties in the...
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A very important decision was made in this Hobby Lobby case.  This would be a good case to answer some of the constitutional questions we work on in class.

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The most important sentence in the Supreme Court's cell phone privacy ruling - Vox

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The Wednesday Supreme Court decision of Riley v. California isn't just a landmark ruling on cell phone privacy.
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The NRA's Very Bad Year at the Supreme Court - Mother Jones

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Chicago, in which the justices ruled that the Second Amendment applies to state and local governments.
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Good 2nd amendment information regarding the latest court decisions.

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First Amendment Cases

The Supreme Court ruled on the Westboro Baptist Church case, but Emory University Law professor Julie Seaman says that may not be the end of the church's tim...
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Great 1st amendment information and cases from an expert.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Respond to 2nd Amendment Case Again!

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The Justices have been meeting in conference to decide which cases to hear and which to deny, and for the second time, this Second Amendment case is noticeably absent from their order list. The Court has released its list of ...
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Sometimes the Supreme Court's biggest decision is to refuse to hear a case.

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Westboro Baptist Goes to the Supreme Court

The hate group that pickets military funerals makes its case to the high court.
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Very controversial church and very important decision. 

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Supreme Court Cases For Dummies: US History Review

First, you are not a dummy. Watch Mr. Hughes serve up a heaping helpful of Judicial Review designed to help you pass your tests and walking around a little s...
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Simplified explanation of some of our most important supreme court decisions.

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Interactive Video Activity: Major Supreme Court Decisions

Introduction This interactive video activity was designed for high school students who are studying US History or American Government. The activity allows st...
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Great introduction on what it takes to be a Supreme Court justice.

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Wendy Davis slaps Supreme Court for 'disappointing decision to restrict access ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

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Great article showing both the liberal and conservative view of the Hobby Lobby case.

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15 Major Decisions This Year From a Partisan Supreme Court - The American Prospect

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The American Prospect 15 Major Decisions This Year From a Partisan Supreme Court The American Prospect Since Monday's dramatic Supreme Court decisions, I've seen a few people recall that back in 2000, a lot of liberals justified voting for Ralph...
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This is very good information on the important decisions of the 2014 cases.

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Campaign Finance Reform and the Citizens United Supreme Court Decision

HipHughes breaks down Campaign Finance Reform and the Citizens United decision from the Supreme Court case "Citizens United vs FEC" Let HipHughes join you fo...
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One of the most important decisions regarding the election of public officials in our nations history.

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How the Supreme Court
Changed America This Year

How the Supreme Court<br/> Changed America This Year | The most important Supreme Court decisions | Scoop.it
The justices have retired their robes for the summer (and the interns, their running shoes), after handing down decisions on issues ranging from Obamacare to affirmative action, campaign finance to school prayer.
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This article is one of the best around for understanding the 2014 session of the Supreme Court.  It has so many expert opinions.

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The Dred Scott Decision Explained: US History Review

A focused video lecture explaining the Supreme Court case, Scott vs Sandford (1857), better known as the Dred Scott Decision. In this 12 minute video we look...
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Great look at one of the most important decisions in U.S. History.

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Supreme Court Review 2013 | Criminal

Duke Law Professors Neil Siegel, Samuel Buell, Lisa Griffin, and James Coleman discuss the most significant criminal decisions of the 2013 term of the U.S. S...
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