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Ch 22: Supreme Court Cases 1980

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the Supreme Court cases of 1980 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:

  • World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson
  • Trammel v. United States Supreme Court
  • Rummel v. Estelle
  • Mobile v. Bolden
  • Rhode Island v. Innis
  • Godfrey v. Georgia
  • United States v. Mendenhall
  • Walker v. Armco Steel Corp.
  • Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins
  • United States v. Payner
  • Adams v. Texas
  • Ohio v. Roberts
  • White Mountain Apache Tribe v. Bracker
  • Harris v. McRae
  • Fullilove v. Klutznick
  • Stone v. Graham

14 Lessons in Chapter 22: Supreme Court Cases 1980
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World-Wide Volkswagen Corp v. Woodson: Case Brief & Summary

1. World-Wide Volkswagen Corp v. Woodson: Case Brief & Summary

A court must have jurisdiction over a person to hear their case. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court's decision in 'World-Wide Volkswagen v. Woodson' dealt with jurisdiction over a non-citizen of a state.

Trammel v. United States Supreme Court Case Brief

2. Trammel v. United States Supreme Court Case Brief

In this lesson we will learn about the 1980 Supreme Court case, ~'Trammel v. United States~', including it's background, the Court's holding on spousal privilege, and its influence.

Rummel v. Estelle (1980): Case Brief & Summary

3. Rummel v. Estelle (1980): Case Brief & Summary

Texas is one of many states that has, what's referred to, as a three strikes law. This lesson will provide a summary and case brief discussing the case of Rummel v. Estelle which questioned the constitutionality of this law.

Mobile v. Bolden (1980): Case Brief & Summary

4. Mobile v. Bolden (1980): Case Brief & Summary

The 15th Amendment gave minorities the right to vote, but many cities and states still engaged in discriminatory practices. In this lesson, we will look at the Supreme Court's ruling on a challenge that a voting scheme was discriminatory.

Rhode Island v. Innis: Case Brief, Decision & Dissent

5. Rhode Island v. Innis: Case Brief, Decision & Dissent

In this lesson, you'll learn about the background of the 1980 Supreme Court case ''Rhode Island v. Innis'', the Court's decision, and the arguments of the dissent.

Godfrey v. Georgia (1980) Supreme Court Case: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

6. Godfrey v. Georgia (1980) Supreme Court Case: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

In this lesson, we will learn about the 1980 U.S. Supreme Court case Godfrey v. Georgia, in which the Supreme Court faced a challenge to the constitutionality of the death penalty. The Court found that Georgia's death penalty statute was unconstitutionally vague.

United States v. Mendenhall (1980): Case Brief & Summary

7. United States v. Mendenhall (1980): Case Brief & Summary

As American citizens, we are protected by the Fourth Amendment from unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement. This lesson will provide details about the United States v. Mendenhall case, which challenged the legality of a search and seizure.

Walker v. Armco Steel Corporation Case Brief

8. Walker v. Armco Steel Corporation Case Brief

Some state cases can be filed in federal courts to be heard by a federal judge. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in 'Walker v. Armco Steel Corporation' decided whether federal or state law applied.

Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins (1980): Case Brief & Summary

9. Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins (1980): Case Brief & Summary

The First Amendment gives one the right to free speech in a public place. In this lesson, you will learn how the Supreme Court applied that right in privately-owned public areas.

United States v. Payner: Case Brief & Summary

10. United States v. Payner: Case Brief & Summary

When police break the law in obtaining evidence, usually it can't be used at trial. In ''United States v. Payner'' we will learn if that applies when someone other than the police illegally obtain the evidence.

Adams v. Texas (1980) Supreme Court Case Brief

11. Adams v. Texas (1980) Supreme Court Case Brief

Should a judge dismiss prospective jurors based on their opposition to capital punishment? This was the central question of the Supreme Court case ''Adams v. Texas''. Find out more about the case in this lesson.

Ohio v. Roberts (1980): Case Brief & Confrontation Clause

12. Ohio v. Roberts (1980): Case Brief & Confrontation Clause

The Sixth Amendment gives the accused the right to confront their accuser. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Ohio v. Roberts'' helped define that right.

Harris v. McRae (1980): Case Brief, Summary & Dissent

13. Harris v. McRae (1980): Case Brief, Summary & Dissent

The Supreme Court declared abortion to be a right in 1973. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court ruled on legislation that restricted that right in 'Harris v. McRae.'

Stone v. Graham (1980): Case Brief, Decision & Summary

14. Stone v. Graham (1980): Case Brief, Decision & Summary

The First Amendment prohibits the government from establishing a religion. In this lesson, we see how the Supreme Court ruled in 'Stone v. Graham' on whether displaying the Ten Commandments in school is considered establishing a religion.

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