Discussion Board

Discussion Board

Format MLA

Volume of 1 page (275 words)

Assignment type : Coursework

below is what needs to be done. If you have access to Mckeever & Davies 2012 Politics USA 3rd edition its on chapters 16 and 17. The discussions should make sense and be prepared for follow on questions from my professor. assess the significance of the Supreme Court for U.S. politics. You should discuss only one category of Supreme Court cases per post, e.g. the free speech guarantee of the First Amendment, the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, or cases that have checked executive privilege (this list is obviously illustrative). Use academic and media commentary in relation to the category that you have selected. Please do not repeat information offered in other posts. The list of resources below is not compiled in APA format. You are reminded that when you cite resources on the discussion board and in assignments you should do so in APA format. See the Purdue Online Writing Lab formatting and style guide: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ Resources (a) Books Mary T. Chunko and Lea Terhune (eds), The U.S. Supreme Court: Equal Justice Under the Law (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of State, 2013), available at: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/amgov/30145/publications-english/1303_USSupremeCourt_English_Digital.pdf Kermit L. Hall and John Patrick, The Pursuit of Justice: Supreme Court Decisions That Shaped America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), available at: http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/Files/Documents/Books/The%20Pursuit%20of%20Justice/Pursuit_of_Justice.pdf (b) Articles and Papers Robert Alt, “What is the Proper Role of the Courts?”, Report#14, The Heritage Foundation, 20 Jan. 2012, available at: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/01/what-is-the-proper-role-of-the-courts Archibald Cox, “The Role of the Supreme Court: Judicial Activism or Self-Restraint?”, Maryland Law Review Vol. 47 (1987), pp. 118-38, available at: http://digitalcommons.law.umaryland.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2695&context=mlr Paul N. Cox, Review of John Hart Ely, Democracy and Distrust: A Theory of Judicial Review (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980), Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 3 (1981), pp. 637-665, available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1592&context=vulr Mark A. Graber, “Establishing Judicial Review: Marbury and the Judicial Act of 1789,” Tulsa Law Review, vol. 38, issue 4 (2003); pp. 609-650; available at: http://digitalcommons.law.utulsa.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2418&context=tlr Linda Camp Keith, “The United States Supreme Court and Judicial Review of Congress, 1803-2001,” Judicature, Vol. 90, No. 4 (Jan.-Feb., 2007); pp. 166-176; available at: http://www.utdallas.edu/~lck016000/JudicatureUSSCT.pdf Judith S. Koffler, “Constitutional Catarrh: Democracy and Distrust, by John Hart Ely”, Pace Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2 (1981), pp. 403-20, available at: http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1692&context=plr Gerard E. Lynch, Review of John Hart Ely, Democracy and Distrust: A Theory of Judicial Review (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980), Columbia Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 4 (1980), pp. 857-66, available at: http://people.brandeis.edu/~woll/Lynch%20(Democracy).pdf Frank J. Marine, Review of John Hart Ely, Democracy and Distrust: A Theory of Judicial Review (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980), in Bridgeport Law Review, Vol. 2 (1981), pp. 175-93; available at: http://www.quinnipiac.edu/prebuilt/pdf/SchoolLaw/LawReviewLibrary/11_2UBridgeportLRev175(1981).pdf Richard A. Posner, “Democracy and Distrust Revisited”, Virginia Law Review Vol. 77 (1991), pp. 641-51, available at: http://chicagounbound.uchicago.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2890&context=journal_articles Evan Barret Smith, “Representation Reinforcement Revisited: Citizens United and Political Process Theory”, Vermont Law Review, Vol. 38 (2013), pp. 445-76, available at: http://lawreview.vermontlaw.edu/files/2014/01/08-SmithG.pdf Harry F. Tepker, “Marbury’s Legacy of Judicial Review after Two Centuries,” Oklahoma Law Review, vol. 57 (2004); pp. 127-142; available at: http://adams.law.ou.edu/olr/articles/vol57/tepkeressay571.pdf (c) Web sites Chicago-Kent College of Law, “Oyez”, available at: https://www.oyez.org/ Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, “Important Supreme Court Cases for Civil Rights”, available at: http://www.civilrights.org/judiciary/supreme-court/key-cases.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/ Street Law, “Websites About the Supreme Court”, available at: http://www.streetlaw.org/en/Page/38/Websites_About_the_Supreme_Court Street Law, “Landmark cases of the U.S. Supreme Court”, available at: http://www.streetlaw.org/en/landmark/home Supreme Court of the United States, available at: http://www.supremecourt.gov/ (d) Videos Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election (2002), available at: http://freedocumentaries.org/documentary/unprecedented-the-2000-presidential-election “Citizens United vs. FEC: How Did It Happen?”, excerpted from John Wellington Ennis, Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes (2014), available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6FA8a33iN4


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