Sandra Day O Connor
Sandra Day O Connor was the one hundred and second elected Supreme
Court Justice in the United States. She was also the first female member of the
Supreme Court. She was born on March 26, 1930 and is an American jurist or a
Free Exercise Clause Paper
The Supreme Courts interpretation of the Free Exercise Clause has come
full circle. From its narrow reading of the clause in 1878 in Reynolds, to its much
broader reading of the clause in the Warren and Burger Court years, the C
Establishment Clause Paper
The Establishment Clause can be very tricky thing; it states Congress
shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion". Yet, this single and
very important clause can be interpreted in several ways and each case decisi
Issue: Does Bill or the plaintiff have enough standing or has he satisfied the
injury-on fact- requirement in this case to bring the lawsuit?
Rule of Law: The Article III doctrine of standing requires that a plaintiff must
allege personal i
Cohen v. California Brief
Facts: The Defendant was convicted under a California law for wearing a jacket
that had on it, F the draft outside the municipal courthouse during the
Vietnam War. The Defendant did not threaten or engage in any act of violence.
Brief: West Coast Hotel Company v. Parrish
Facts: Elsie Parrish, a chambermaid working at the Cascadian Hotel in
Wenatchee, Washington (owned by the West Coast Hotel Company), along with
her husband, sued the hotel for the difference between what she was
Milford Central School permits district residents to use its
facilities after school for, among other things,instruction in
education or the arts and for social, civic, recreational, and
entertainment uses pertaining to the comm
Issue: Is the DPPA a proper exercise of Congress stream of commerce powers?
Rule of Law: Justice Holmes first articulated the stream of commerce in the 1905
decision of Swift and Company v. United States.
Stream of Commerce: The doctrine it
Constitutional Law Paper
Just how far can the government go in curtailing anti-war demonstrations?
What are the limits for both the demonstrators and for the government? Well,
the answer to this questions starts off with the basics on our nation. The
Katzenbach v. McClung Brief
Facts: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited restaurants that obtained food
through interstate commerce from discriminating against customers based on
race. McClung owned Ollies Barbecue in Birmingham, Alabama, which provided