About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about the Supreme Court cases of 1981 will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study case briefs, rulings and summaries of 1981 Supreme Court 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 case rulings from 1981
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about legal studies (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 1981 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 1981 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 the Supreme Court cases of 1981 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:
- Upjohn Co. v. United States
- Minnesota v. Clover Leaf Creamery
- Diamond v. Diehr
- Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County
- Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp.
- Estelle v. Smith
- Edwards v. Arizona
- Lassiter v. Department of Social Services
- Rostker v. Goldberg
- Haig v. Agee
- California v. Prysock
- Dames & Moore v. Regan
- Piper Aircraft Co. v. Reyno
- Widmar v. Vincent
1. Upjohn Co. v. United States: Case Brief & Decision
In this lesson we will learn about the 1981 Supreme Court case Upjohn Co. v. United States, including its background, the Court's decision, and its impact.
2. Minnesota v. Clover Leaf Creamery Case Brief
The commerce clause gives the federal government authority over interstate commerce. In this lesson, we will see if a state law affecting interstate commerce usurps the authority of the federal government.
3. Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County (1981) Case Brief
In the case of Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County, the central issue was whether or not the California statutory rape law was discriminatory. In this lesson, we will define statutory rape, and summarize the case brief.
4. Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp. Case Brief
The Constitution gives the federal government the power to regulate interstate commerce. In this lesson, we will look at how the Supreme Court defined interstate commerce in 'Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp.'
5. Edwards v. Arizona (1981): Case Brief, Rule & Issue
This lesson will discuss the seminal US Supreme Court Case Edwards v. Arizona, the facts of the case, the issue presented by the case, the rule used to decide the case, and the Court's decision.
6. Haig v. Agee (1981): Case Brief & Summary
In this lesson, we will learn about the 1981 Supreme Court case ''Haig v. Agee,'' which involves CIA operatives and the right of Americans to travel to other countries.
7. California v. Prysock (1981): Case Brief & Summary
This lesson will discuss the seminal US Supreme Court case, California v. Prysock: the facts of the case, the questions presented to the Supreme Court, the discussion of the case and the ultimate decision in the case.
8. Widmar v. Vincent (1981): Case Brief, Summary & Ruling
The First Amendment protects religious worship and prevents government support of religion. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with allowing a religious student group to meet on a school campus.
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