Supreme Court Cases: Presenting Landmark Decisions to Classmates
Research, take notes, answer required questions, then present an assigned landmark cases decided by the Supreme Court. The mode of presentation will be in the form of a PPT or Google Slide Show. You will be required to:
- Identify the name of the case and provide what the main idea or crux of the case being decided.
- Describe the circumstances surrounding the case, including the date the Supreme Court heard the case and the vote of the court.
- Provide arguments of both the majority and minority (if not a unanimous decision).
- List sources for information found.
Street Law, Inc. & The Supreme Court Historical Society are one resource on the majority of cases: http://www.landmarkcases.org, as well as http://www. uscourts.gov.
There is a minimum of seven slides. Presentations will begin the first week of May.