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Unformatted text preview: MGMT323 16:05 Court cases Engel v. Vitale • 1972 • new York prior to school • state mandated • over the public address system • in the state New York was approving religion • Griswold • State of Connecticut, illegal to sell contraceptive • Roe vs. Wade o Prohibited abortion o 1973 o Jane Roe want to have an abortion in the state of Texas, and they won’t let her, so she took the case to the Supreme Court. o Right of the state to protect life o And life from the moment of conception • Norma McCorvey – abortion is wrong Gideon vs. Wainwright– before we can question you, you have the right to an attorney Furman vs. Georgia – capital punishment has to stop …. Because the definition of capital crime was so vague … capital punishment was written in a very discriminatory fashion… • Frank Johnson was the first inmate executed in Florida's electric chair • Since he did not die when he was in the chair, but he was still executed • Gas use to be very popular --- 40seconds to gas •...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course MGMT 325 taught by Professor Walter during the Spring '11 term at VCU.
- Spring '11
- Business Law