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Ch 21: Supreme Court Cases 1979

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find fun lessons and quizzes that cover the Supreme Court cases of 1979. Review this study guide chapter whenever you need to get ahead in class, bring up your grades, study for an exam or get extra homework help.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning about 1979 Supreme Court cases will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study the Supreme Court cases from this particular year. 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 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 1979 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 1979 chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any Supreme Court question. They're here to help!
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the Supreme Court cases of 1979 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:

  • New York City Transit Authority v. Beazer
  • Delaware v. Prouse
  • Addington v. Texas
  • Bell v. Wolfish
  • Goldwater v. Carter

6 Lessons in Chapter 21: Supreme Court Cases 1979
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
New York City Transit Authority v. Beazer Case Brief

1. New York City Transit Authority v. Beazer Case Brief

The 14th Amendment and U.S. law prohibit discrimination in employment by the government. In this lesson, we will learn if this applies to methadone users.

Delaware v. Prouse (1979): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

2. Delaware v. Prouse (1979): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

In this lesson we will learn about the 1979 Supreme Court case Delaware v. Prouse, including the background to the case, as well as the Court's reasoning and decision.

Addington v. Texas (1979): Case Brief, Summary & Ruling

3. Addington v. Texas (1979): Case Brief, Summary & Ruling

How much evidence must be presented in order for a person to lose his or her freedom? That question was at the heart of the 1979 SCOTUS case ''Addington v. Texas.'' In this lesson, we'll take a look at the case and the issues surrounding it.

Bell v. Wolfish (1979): Case Summary & Significance

4. Bell v. Wolfish (1979): Case Summary & Significance

In this lesson, the reader will learn the details of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Bell v. Wolfish (1979) as well as this case's significance in the nation today.

Bell v. Wolfish Supreme Court Case: Decision & Dissenting Opinion

5. Bell v. Wolfish Supreme Court Case: Decision & Dissenting Opinion

In this lesson, we will discuss the case of Bell v. Wolfish, as well as the decision made by the U.S. Supreme Court. Additionally, the dissenting opinion delivered in the case will be discussed.

Goldwater v. Carter (1979): Case Brief & Summary

6. Goldwater v. Carter (1979): Case Brief & Summary

In this lesson we will learn about the Supreme Court case Goldwater v. Carter, including the background to the case and the court's holding, which is a part of the political question doctrine.

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