Prepare a case brief of Nix v. Williams, 467 U.S. 431 (1984). In a nutshell, the case brief is an explanation of what the court decided in the case and why.
Explain several considerations that may affect a judge's decisions.
Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words. Provide a report on a new court case that changed the Miranda rights. In Berghuis v. Thompkins, 560 U.S. ___ (2010). The purpose is to draw on the Miranda Rights and its comparison to the new court case.
Please prepare a legal brief (an office memorandum) on the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in CLS v. Martinez, 561 U. S. ____ (2010). Research can be done from http://scholar.google.com, which my prefered way of reading on case law.
Please help answer the following question. Please include references. In what ways does the death penalty not deter crime?
A Canadian citizen whose child died from the medication sues the FDA for allowing the sale of dangerous medication in Canada. The lawsuit is filed in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Is this the proper court to hear this case? Why or why not?
Disclaimer: This is a fictional story. It did not happen.. You are a newly promoted supervisor for Playing with God, a company that makes computer games for a Christian bookstore. One of the directors on the corporate board is Jon Bakker, a long lost nephew of TV evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye. Jon's son, Larry Bakker, is a m
In 1979, Paul and John Reardon purchased 16 acres of land located next to a manufacturing plant in Massachusetts. In 1983, a state environmental agency, responding to a citizen's report, tested soil samples from both properties and discovered extremely high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on the plant site and on the
In 1977, the Minnesota Legislature enacted a statute banning the retail sale of milk in plastic nonreturnable, nonrefillable containers, but permitting such sale in other nonreturnable, nonrefillable containers, such as paperboard milk cartons. Clover Leaf Creamery brought suit challenging the constitutionality of the statute un
What are specific reasons for civil asset forfeiture?
Would congress be able to pass a law banning late-term abortions? Why? How would the justices each decide if it's constitutionality were called into question?
The US Supreme Court has often dealt with the question of whether the death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment, sometimes seeming to hold that it is cruel and unusual punishment and sometimes seeming to hold that particular ways of administering the death penalty are cruel and unusual. Where does the law currently stand
The courts have dealt with the issues of search and seizure often, and the law concerning search and seizure is often confusing. Is the exclusion of evidence that is obtained through an improper search the appropriate response to an improper search or is there a better way to deal with such situations?
What limitations has the US Supreme Court put on the right to die? Does government have a legitimate interest in becoming involved in an issue as personal as the right to die?
The freedom of religion guarantee in the First Amendment is actually two different guarantees. What are those two guarantees and how do they differ?
The case of Kelo vs. City of New London recently gave the US Supreme Court the opportunity to deal with the main issues involved in the exercise of the power of eminent domain. What were the main issues that the court dealt with in that case? How did the court resolve the issue?
What standards does the US Supreme Court use when it reviews a law for substantive due process violations? What kinds of laws have been found to violate substantive due process?
Is Affirmative Action allowable discrimination? Putting aside the question of how effective affirmative action is, is it logical for government to sanction some discrimination and prohibit other discrimination?
Where does Congress get the power to enact civil rights legislation? If that right is not specifically enumerated in the constitution, how can we know that protection of civil rights, specifically the prohibition against discrimination, was intended by the framers of the Constitution?
What is executive privilege and when does it apply?
Why did the U.S. Supreme Court once rule that the federal income tax was unconstitutional? How did Congress react?
Describe the original and appellate subject matter jurisdiction of the U.S. Supreme Court?
What concept was established by the decision in the case of Marbury v Madison? What has that concept meant to the development of constitutional law?
Why were the formers of the Constitution concerned about the central government having to much power? How did they address that issue?
Where in the U.S Constitution is the Necessary and Proper Clause found? What authority stems from the clause?
When a state law and a federal law directly conflict, application of the Supremacy clause will normally result in which law controlling? Please describe how Article II of the U.S. Constitution empowers the President to â??enforce the laws,â? to include managing executive agencies like the DOT and the FAA?
I need some assistance with this final assignment of my class. Can anyone assist me with this Case? You are a first year associate with the firm of Doowe, Cheatham & Howe. Mr. Howe, the senior partner in the firm, has asked you to prepare a legal brief on the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Lawrence v. Texas. (The decisio
Differentiate between substantive and procedural due process. In light of these differences and the protections of the Fifth and Sixth Amendments, should criminal defendants be allowed to be present during the grand jury's adjudication? Does not allowing defendants to be present during the grand jury's adjudication violate the d
Would adopting a victims right amendment to the U.S. constitution genuinely improve the plight of crime victims, or is it another example of manipulating the plight of victims for political ends? Would a victims' rights amendment be effective or just window dressing?
This posting provides a brief historical analysis of how courts were created in England.