Tribe and Matz leave little doubt about the high stakes riding on Supreme Court decisions.
The justices can frame the way we live, they write. In the end, the authors want readers to
see at least two kinds of uncertainty. One is
Gideon vs. Weinwright 50 yr old man accussed of stealing change from a
poolroom had no money for an attorney, requested oe and judge denied.
Then he mailed a petition to the SC changed history. The SC ruled in his
- Courts heard
real and ade
Political Speech and Subversive Advocacy Throughout History - Incitement
o Incitement in WWI Era
Clear and Present Danger Test as a means to limiting the Freedom of Speech.
Schenck v. United States (1919) [read 21, class 30] held that when speech
POLITICAL FOUNDATIONS OF JUDICIAL SUPREMACY
In POLITICAL FOUNDATIONS OF JUDICIAL SUPREMACY, Keith Whittington traces the process by
which judicial supremacy has been constructed over the course of American history and, in so
doing, makes an important cont
1954 - Bolling v. Sharpe
The court held school segregation in D.C. unconstitutional. They relied on the 5 th amendment
The court observed that segregation in public education is not reasonably related to any
proper governmental ob
How the government makes decisions
Consider two classics of the literature of American constitutional thought, they represent two different
reactions to the SCs actions under leadership of Warren.
Rehnquist narrow originalist approach. Reactions to the cl