Poli Sci-Supreme Court Case

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SUPREME COURT CASE For this exercise, you will be put in a group that will be arguing one side of Supreme Court case. Arguing a case before the Supreme Court is different than a conventional debate in that you are not arguing whether a particular action or law is a good idea, you are arguing whether it is constitutional. To make this argument, you will place special emphasis on two sources: the Constitution itself and precedent cases. Precedents are important because they provide a guide to how the Court has ruled on similar cases in the past. In some cases, precedents can take on an enormous significance in setting the course of future cases. Be sure to also make good use of reference works like those in the library (section KF!) and the descriptions in the book. In your group’s presentation, everyone should talk (not at the same time!) and all group members will submit a separate outline and bibliography for their portion of the presentation . The bibliography should be annotated, with at least five sources . I expect each individual to speak for around 4 minutes. WHEN YOU PRESENT, YOU
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course POL SCI 202 taught by Professor Barnes during the Winter '09 term at Pierce College.

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