Ch 23: Supreme Court Cases 1981

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This self-paced study guide chapter examines the Supreme Court cases of 1981. You can use the chapter's lessons and quizzes for test preparation, homework help, tutoring, independent learning and more.

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  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
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  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing Supreme Court case rulings from 1981
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  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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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

8 Lessons in Chapter 23: Supreme Court Cases 1981
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Upjohn Co. v. United States: Case Brief & Decision

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.

Minnesota v. Clover Leaf Creamery Case Brief

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.

Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County (1981) Case Brief

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.

Kassel v. Consolidated Freightways Corp. 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.'

Edwards v. Arizona (1981): Case Brief, Rule & Issue

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.

Haig v. Agee (1981): Case Brief & Summary

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.

California v. Prysock (1981): Case Brief & Summary

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.

Widmar v. Vincent (1981): Case Brief, Summary & Ruling

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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