Homework #3, Sp2011 - Legal Environment of Business(1)

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Homework #3 Due Tues., March 15 th (before 8:15am) Yesterday the United States Court handed down a decision on Snyder v. Phelps , a very closely watched court case about whether a church's protest at the funeral of a military service person killed in Iraq is constitutionally protected free speech. For Homework 3 conduct some research about this case and answer the questions below. 1. What's the procedural history of this case? In other words, what happened in the lower courts and what did each court decide? (Make sure you include the claim made in the case.) 2. What was the United States Supreme Court's decision? What was their reasoning? (Hint: you must state more than it was/wasn't constitutionally protected free speech) 3. You are a lawyer in the firm of Hodge, Dillon, Harriott, Haynes, and Nghia LLC. They are approached by Bill Gates about a matter over which he would like to sue a group of protestors. Recently, when he was going into a meeting at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington,
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course LAW 1101 taught by Professor Hodge during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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