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Unformatted text preview: Article III, section 2 of the Constitution . II. Legal Questions presented a. did the Supreme Court have jurisdiction to hear the case b. if so, did McCardle's imprisonment violate his rights under the Fifth Amendment ? III. Answers IV. Reasons (by Chief Justice Chase) a. Form of argument b. Legal doctrines i. Writ of Habeas corpus V. Dissent reasons VI. Concurring reasons Notes Most important case of Supreme Court being overturned by a Constitutional amendment is the income tax amendment. Helms-Hyde bill Congress attempted to overturn Roe vs. Wade and added a clause to the bill that would add an exception to the Supreme Courts jurisdiction preventing them from hearing cases relating to abortion. Most cases have to come to the Supreme Court now by writ of certiorari. The Supreme Court was getting too many cases coming to them by writ of error. As a result, Congress changed regulation....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course PLS 459 taught by Professor Lermack during the Fall '09 term at Bradley.
- Fall '09