Waddington v. Sarausad: Facts, Decision, & Significance

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Under which of the following theories was Sarausad found guilty of murder and attempted murder?

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1. Which of the following best describes the procedural history of Sarasuad's case?

2. Sarasaud alleged that his imprisonment was unlawful, and thus he filed a writ of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you'll answer questions about the Waddington v. Sarausad Supreme Court case. When you take this quiz, you'll address topics including how to describe the procedural history of the case and the standard that the Supreme Court said should be used to evaluate the state court's interpretation of the law in the case.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see how well you know the following:

  • The theory used to find Sarausad guilty
  • How to describe the procedural history of his case
  • What kind of writ Sarausad filed to allege that his imprisonment was unlawful
  • The standard the Supreme Court used to evaluate how the state court interpreted federal law
  • The primary argument of the dissenting justices

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Waddington v. Sarausad Supreme Court case, such as what kind of writ Sarausad filed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the theory used to find Sarausad guilty of murder and attempted murder
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the main point of the Supreme Court's dissenting justices and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Our engaging lesson called Waddington v. Sarausad: Facts, Decision, & Significance is a helpful way to learn more about this subject. Once you've completed this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Name the location where the murder Sarausad was accused of took place
  • Explain how the state of Washington responded to the writ Sarausad was granted
  • Identify the Supreme Court justices who wrote the dissenting opinion
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