About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about Supreme Court cases from 1978 will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study Supreme Court case briefs, rulings and summaries from 1978. 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 case briefs and rulings
- 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 1978 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.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the Supreme Court cases of 1978 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:
- National Socialist Party of America v. Village of Skokie
- Zablocki v. Redhail
- Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe
- Ballew v. Georgia
- Stump v. Sparkman
- Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp v. NRDC
- First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti
- Zurcher v. Stanford Daily
- Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill
- Parker v. Flook
- City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey
- Penn Central Transportation Company v. New York City
- Franks v. Delaware
- Lockett v. Ohio
- FCC v. Pacifica Foundation
- Rakas v. Illinois
1. National Socialist Party of America v. Village of Skokie (1978): Summary & Ruling
The First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech, has been invoked by many neo-Nazi groups when they wish to publicly demonstrate in the U.S. This lesson will examine a related case, 'National Socialist Party of America v. Village of Skokie'.
2. Zablocki v. Redhail (1978): Case Brief & Summary
When a person gets behind in child support, the government often places restrictions on that person until it's paid. In this lesson, we will study the Zablocki v. Redhail case to learn what the Supreme Court considered to be the limits of that policy.
3. Ballew v. Georgia (1978): Case Brief, Arguments & Significance
The Sixth Amendment gives us the right to a trial by jury. In this lesson, you'll will learn what impact the Supreme Court's ruling in ''Ballew v. Georgia'' had on the size of a jury.
4. Stump v. Sparkman: Case Brief & Background
The case of ''Stump v. Sparkman'' deals with the controversial issue of sterilization. This lesson explores the background of this case and the law on involuntary sterilization. It also provides a case brief explaining the legal rulings.
5. First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti Case Brief
The First Amendment protects one's right to free speech. In this lesson, we will see if the Supreme Court's decision in First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti extended that right to corporations.
6. Zurcher v. Stanford Daily: Case Brief, Evidence & Decision
The Fourth Amendment protects the accused from unreasonable searches and seizures. In this case, we will learn how those protections apply to someone not accused of a crime.
7. City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey Case Brief
Under what conditions can states restrict goods being imported from other states? This question is at the heart of the Supreme Court case ''City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey.'' In this lesson, we'll examine that case and its implications.
8. Penn Central Transportation Company v. New York City (1978) Case Brief
In this lesson, we will learn about the 1978 Supreme Court case Penn Central Transportation Company v. New York City, including the background to the case, the Court's holding, and its influence.
9. Franks v. Delaware (1978): Case Brief, Summary & Facts
The Fourth Amendment requires warrants to be based on probable cause. In this lesson, we will look at how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Franks v. Delaware'' changed the way police obtained warrants.
10. Lockett v. Ohio (1978): Case Brief, Summary & Decision
The Eighth Amendment protects those convicted of crimes from cruel and unusual punishment. In this lesson, we will explore how the Supreme Court decided if the application of the death penalty violated those protections.
11. Lockett v. Ohio: Dissenting Opinon & Mitigating Factors
The Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is a cruel and unusual punishment under certain circumstances. In this lesson, we will learn why the court in 'Lockett v. Ohio' ruled that Ohio's law was unconstitutional.
12. FCC v. Pacifica Foundation: Case Brief, Decision & Significance
The First Amendment prohibits the government from infringing on our right to speak. In this lesson, we will see what that means to rules regulating speech on the public airways.
13. Rakas v. Illinois: Case Brief, Summary & Dissent
The Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. In this lesson, we will look at how the Supreme Court ruled on where that protection applies.
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- Supreme Court Cases 1864-1873
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- 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
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- Supreme Court Cases 1968-1969
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- Supreme Court Cases 1972
- Supreme Court Cases 1973-1974
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- Supreme Court Cases 1979
- Supreme Court Cases 1980
- Supreme Court Cases 1981
- Supreme Court Cases 1982