About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about Supreme Court cases from 1970-1971 will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study important case briefs, rulings, arguments and opinions regarding these cases. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing Supreme Court cases
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about U.S. Supreme Court cases (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Supreme Court Cases 1970-1971 chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Supreme Court Cases 1970-1971 chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about Supreme Court cases from 1970-1971 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:
- Goldberg v. Kelly
- In re Winship
- Ashe v. Swenson
- Waller v. Florida
- North Carolina v. Alford
- Oregon v. Mitchell
- Younger v. Harris
- Citizens to Preserve Overton Park v. Volpe
- Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
- Richardson v. Perales
- Cohen v. California
- Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics
- Clay v. United States
- New York Times v. United States
- Reed v. Reed
1. Goldberg v. Kelly Case Brief: Summary, Arguments & Decision
Welfare benefits are given to people who are in need of assistance. In this case, we will look at the Supreme Court's ruling's impact the process of revoking a person's benefits.
2. In re Winship Case Brief: Summary, Ruling & Significance
For a defendant to be convicted of a crime, the jury must find guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. In this lesson, we will learn if the Supreme Court in ''In re Winship'' applied the same standard in juvenile cases.
3. Collateral Estoppel Examples: Ashe v. Swenson & Waller v. Florida
Collateral estoppel prevents courts from relitigating the same issue over and over. In this lesson, we will learn the definition of collateral estoppel and look at some examples of how it works.
4. North Carolina v. Alford (1970): Case Brief, Summary & Facts
Defendants often plead guilty to avoid a trial and a possible harsher sentence. In this lesson we will learn if a guilty plea can be accepted if the defendant insists that he or she is innocent.
5. Oregon v. Mitchell Case Brief (1970): Summary, Facts & Dissenting Opinion
The Constitution gives the federal government some authority over elections. In this lesson, we will learn if that power extends to set the ages of voters in both federal and state elections.
6. Younger v. Harris (1971) Case Brief
The Constitution creates a separation between federal and state governments. In ''Younger v. Harris'', the Supreme Court was called on to see how this doctrine affected the prosecution of a state citizen by the state.
7. Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education: Case Brief, Summary & Impact
What does it mean to be desegregated? Does a school have an obligation to actively make sure that its schools are diverse? These are the questions asked in the landmark case ''Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg,'' explored in this lesson.
8. Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics Case Brief
This lesson briefly describes the Fourth Amendment and summarizes a Supreme Court case that says private citizens have the right to sue federal agents in federal court for alleged violations of the Fourth Amendment.
9. New York Times v. United States (1971): Summary, Case Brief & Impact
In this lesson we will learn about the 1971 Supreme Court case titled New York Times v. United States and its impact on both United States history and First Amendment law.
10. Reed v. Reed (1971) Case Brief: Summary, Decision & Significance
The 1970s were a decade marked by significant social change. The case of Reed vs. Reed supported this change in terms of women's rights. This lesson will provide a case summary, discuss the decision, and explain the significance.
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Other chapters within the U.S. Supreme Court Cases: Study Guide & Review course
- Supreme Court Justices
- Supreme Court Cases 1789-1863
- Supreme Court Cases 1864-1873
- Supreme Court Cases 1910-1919
- Supreme Court Cases 1920-1929
- Supreme Court Cases of the 1930s
- Supreme Court Cases 1940-1943
- Supreme Court Cases 1944-1949
- Supreme Court Cases 1950-1954
- Supreme Court Cases 1955-1959
- Supreme Court Cases 1960-1963
- Supreme Court Cases 1964-1965
- Supreme Court Cases 1966-1967
- Supreme Court Cases 1968-1969
- Supreme Court Cases 1972
- Supreme Court Cases 1973-1974
- Supreme Court Cases 1975-1976
- Supreme Court Cases 1977
- Supreme Court Cases 1978
- Supreme Court Cases 1979
- Supreme Court Cases 1980
- Supreme Court Cases 1981
- Supreme Court Cases 1982