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Ch 24: Supreme Court Cases 1982

About This Chapter

This chapter discusses the Supreme Court cases of 1982 through a series of engaging and informative lessons. Access the chapter whenever you need to study these particular cases for exams, homework, essays or class discussions.

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Anyone who needs help learning about the Supreme Court cases of 1982 will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study 1982's Supreme Court cases. Among those who would benefit are:

  • 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
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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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  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Supreme Court Cases 1982 chapter exam.

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the Supreme Court cases of 1982 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:

  • Valley Forge Christian College v. Americans United
  • Eddings v. Oklahoma
  • Merrion v. Jicarilla Apache Tribe
  • United States v. Lee
  • Santosky v. Kramer
  • United States v. Ross
  • Plyler v. Doe
  • Youngberg v. Romeo
  • Nixon v. Fitzgerald
  • Harlow v. Fitzgerald
  • Island Trees School District v. Pico
  • Loretto v. Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp.
  • Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan
  • New York v. Ferber
  • Enmund v. Florida

13 Lessons in Chapter 24: Supreme Court Cases 1982
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Valley Forge Christian College v. Americans United Case Brief

1. Valley Forge Christian College v. Americans United Case Brief

Before someone can file a lawsuit, the must have the legal right to do so. In this lesson we will see how the Supreme Court decided whether a private group had that right when suing the government.

Eddings v. Oklahoma 1982: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

2. Eddings v. Oklahoma 1982: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

In this lesson, we will discuss the US Supreme Court Case of ''Eddings v. Oklahoma,'' the facts of the case, the question presented to the Supreme Court and how it changed Supreme Court precedent.

United States v. Lee (1982): Case Brief & Summary

3. United States v. Lee (1982): Case Brief & Summary

Closely held religious beliefs often clash with society's laws and rules. In this lesson we will explore how the Supreme Court dealt with that issue in ''United States v. Lee''.

Santosky v. Kramer: Case Brief & Significance

4. Santosky v. Kramer: Case Brief & Significance

The Constitutional right to raise your children is a bedrock principle of domestic law. In this lesson, we will learn what the Supreme Court says about the legal standard needed for removing a child from its parent.

United States v. Ross (1982): Case Brief & Summary

5. United States v. Ross (1982): Case Brief & Summary

The Fourth Amendment protects a person from unreasonable searches and seizures. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in United States v. Ross addressed those protections during a search of an automobile.

Plyler v. Doe (1982): Case Brief, Summary & Facts

6. Plyler v. Doe (1982): Case Brief, Summary & Facts

In this lesson, we will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court case Plyler v. Doe, including the question presented to the court, the facts of the case, the arguments before the court, and the court's ultimate decision.

Youngberg v. Romeo: Case Brief & Summary

7. Youngberg v. Romeo: Case Brief & Summary

In this lesson, we will learn about the 1982 Supreme Court case Youngberg v. Romeo, which involved the rights of the involuntarily committed and intellectually disabled.

Nixon v. Fitzgerald: Case Brief, Decision & Significance

8. Nixon v. Fitzgerald: Case Brief, Decision & Significance

In this lesson we will learn about the 1982 Supreme Court case Nixon v. Fitzgerald, which was important for the doctrine of presidential immunity, or whether or not the president could be civilly liable for actions taken while he was in office.

Island Trees School District v. Pico (1982): Case Brief & Background

9. Island Trees School District v. Pico (1982): Case Brief & Background

The First Amendment guarantees free speech and free expression. In this lesson, we'll see if the Supreme Court in 'Island Trees School District v. Pico' extended that to prevent the banning of certain books from a school library.

Loretto v. Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp.: Case Brief & Background

10. Loretto v. Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp.: Case Brief & Background

The Fifth Amendment prohibits the government from taking one's property without paying for it. In this lesson, we will learn what is considered a taking.

Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan: Case Brief & Summary

11. Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan: Case Brief & Summary

Mississippi's University for Women was a school for women only. In 1992, their admissions policy was challenged based on the 14th amendment. This lesson will examine the legal case of ''Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan''.

New York v. Ferber: Case Brief & Summary

12. New York v. Ferber: Case Brief & Summary

The First Amendment provides freedom of speech and expression, but this right often conflicts with the government's interest in protecting its citizens. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in ''New York v. Ferber'' impacted those rights.

Enmund v. Florida: Case Brief, Dissent & Significance

13. Enmund v. Florida: Case Brief, Dissent & Significance

The Eighth Amendment protects those convicted of crimes from cruel and unusual punishment. In this lesson, we will explore how the Supreme Court applied the amendment to the death penalty.

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