Graham v. Florida: Summary & Decision


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What court reviewed the Graham v. Florida case?

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1. What is parole?

2. How did Graham indicate his Eighth Amendment right was violated in Graham v. Florida?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will show your understanding of Terence Graham v. Florida and the 2010 decision on the case.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics these assessments focus on include:

  • Which court reviewed the case
  • Parole
  • The Eighth Amendment
  • The justice who wrote the opinion on the case

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which court reviewed the Graham v. Florida case
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define what the Eighth Amendment is
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how Graham argued that his Eighth Amendment right was being violated and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Read the lesson entitled Graham v. Florida: Summary & Decision to learn more information about the lasting effects of this case. This lesson was designed with the following objectives in mind:

  • Detail Graham's crimes
  • Define parole
  • Understand the Eighth Amendment
  • Explore the ruling of the case and why it was made