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  Learn more about Law in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Stating the law in simple, precise terms, understandable to the lay person without a specialized legal education, is the only way they can reasonably obey it or be fairly sanctioned for not obeying it.
Case law, also called common law or judge-made law, is derived from the body of rulings made by a country's courts.
In the United States, the primary source of case law relating to federal and constitutional questions is the Supreme Court of the United States.
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 Encyclopedia: List of United States Supreme Court Cases
This is a chronological list of notable cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.
Seal of the Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States, the highest court in the United States of America, is the head of the Judicial Branch of the Federal Government.
Holding The Supreme Court had the power to order that a writ of habeas corpus be issued to release the petitioners from prison, because the Constitution grants that power to federal courts unless Congress suspends it.
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 Teaching about Landmark Dissents in United States Supreme Court Cases. ERIC Digest.
The central issue in this case involves the question of whether or not the state law requiring separate railroad accommodations violated the 13th Amendment's outlawing of slavery or the 14th Amendment's guarantee of equal protection of the laws for all citizens.
In the 1928 U.S. Supreme Court case of Olmstead v.
In Gideon, the Court ruled that the Sixth Amendment, as applied to the states by the Fourteenth Amendment, required that indigent defendants charged with serious offenses in state criminal trials must be represented by counsel.
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 Significant United States Supreme Court Cases
State prosecutors argued that he was "competent and had the mental capacity to know and appreciate the wrongfulness of his [conduct]." They also argued that because there were no reasonable prospects for his rehabilitation within the juvenile justice system Thompson should be treated as an adult.
The state legislature passed the statute, which declared that: (1) life begins at conception; (2) unborn children have rights; (3) public employees and facilities are forbidden to perform abortions not necessary to save the life of the mother, and (4) the use of public funds for counseling about abortion is prohibited.
That district court decision was upheld in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.
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 LLRX.com - Web Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Research
Case Summaries (http://www.abanet.org/publiced/preview/sumhome.html) are compiled each summer by identifying the key rulings from every Supreme Court decision handed down throughout the term.
Cases are arranged by subject, each accompanied by an abstract of the decision, links to audio files of oral arguments and oral opinions, participation levels of each justice, and links to the full text opinion.
Researching the Supreme Court of the United States by Jill Ann Duffy and Elizabeth Ardella Laub Lambert (2000).
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 Teaching the Law Using United States Supreme Court Cases. ERIC Digest.
Cases should be studied that involve issues in the lives of pre-adults.
In 1948, the Court, in its unanimous decision in "Shelley v.
Teach Supreme Court cases in historical context so that the constitutional issue is cast within the social forces that generated it.
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 LII Supreme Court Collection: Historic decisions
If you are not sure of a case name, you may wish to search the entire collection using a portion of the name or a key word or phrase likely to be used in it.
Inspect the results with some care; the search is a simple one and may yield "chaff" along with "wheat" -- that is, instances where the volume and page numbers of the citation and name of one of the parties are being used in other contexts.
United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 503 U.S. recent Fed?)
straylight.law.cornell.edu /supct/cases/name.htm   (1857 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Law
In the law of the United States this is termed civil law as opposed to criminal law which refers to the enforcement of statues.
In England, the United States and other former British possessions such as India, Canada, Australia, and Ireland the system of common law derived from Anglo-Saxon customary law is used.
In states of the former Soviet Union and its satellites and other communist countries such as Vietnam, North Korea, China and Cuba a system of socialist law was developed.
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 The Supreme Court of the United States
Findlaw's U.S. Supreme Court Center is a handy place to find dockets, calendars, and briefs, for the current terms, and past terms back to October 1991.
Later, "preliminary prints" of the United States Reports are printed, and three years later, once the Court has made its final corrections, bound volumes of United States Reports are printed.
Johnny H. Killian and George A. Costello (eds.), The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation: annotations of cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States to June 29, 1992.
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 LII Supreme Court Collection: Historic decisions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
United States, 295 U.S. recent Fed?) (recent Supct?
United States, 250 U.S. recent Fed?) (recent Supct?
United States, 208 U.S. recent Fed?) (recent Supct?
supct.law.cornell.edu /supct/cases/name.htm   (1857 words)

  
 Law
Lawyers are sometimes called by other names, as in England where the profession is divided between solicitors and barristers or solicitor and advocate in Scotland.
Common law is a system of law used in England, all of the states of the United States (except Louisiana) and other former British possessions such as in the Australia, Canada, India, and Ireland.
Islamic law (Sharia), is derived from the Koran and used in some Middle Eastern nations; such as in the Iran and Saudi Arabia.
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 List of United States Supreme Court cases
United States 1919: freedom of speech, "clear and present danger"
Benitez 2004: the responsibility of a defendant in the case of a violation of Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11
Sixth Judicial District Court of Nevada 2004: State law permitted to require citizens to identify themselves to police.
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 United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has announced the reappointments of two veteran federal public defenders.
PHOENIX – Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder today announced a rule amendment increasing the size of en banc courts convened by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to resolve important issues of law within the circuit.
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 Definition of Chief Justice of the United States
The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the Judicial Branch of the government of the United States, and presides over the Supreme Court of the United States.
If the Chief Justice is in the majority on a Supreme Court case, he or she may decide to write the Opinion of the Court, or may assign it to an associate justice of his or her choice.
Serves as the head of the Judicial Conference of the United States, the chief administrative body of the U.S. federal courts.
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 List of United States Supreme Court cases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United States, 461 U.S. (1983): freedom of religion and tax exemptions
United States, 468 U.S. (1984): "good faith" exception to exclusionary rule
State of Rhode Island, 517 U.S. (1996): restrictions on commercial speech
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 2004 Term Opinions of the Court   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Moreover, a slip opinion is replaced within a few months by a paginated version of the case in the preliminary print, and--one year after the issuance of that print--by the final version of the case in a U. Reports bound volume.
In case of discrepancies between the print and electronic versions of a slip opinion, the print version controls.
In case of discrepancies between the slip opinion and any later official version of the opinion, the later version controls.
www.supremecourtus.gov /opinions/04slipopinion.html   (262 words)

  
 UEHS Library- US History/Govt - Presidential Information - Varcoe October 2003
The decision stems from the Yazoo land cases, 1803, and upholds the sanctity of contracts.
Sometimes called "the sick chicken case." Unanimously declared the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) unconstitutional on three grounds: that the act delegated legislative power to the executive; that there was a lack of constitutional authority for such legislation; and that it sought to regulate businesses that were wholly intrastate in character.
The court overturned his conviction on the grounds of the statute violating the 1st and the 14th amendments.
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 Judicial Branch Resources on GPO Access
Decisions from 2000 forward are also available on the Supreme Court's Web site.
Study firsthand with the federal judiciary through the Supreme Court Fellows Program.
Other Federal courts may be found at the U.S. Administration of U.S. Courts' Web site.
www.gpoaccess.gov /judicial.html   (269 words)

  
 List of United States Supreme Court cases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Sixth Judicial District Court of Nevada, 542 U.S. (2004): constitutionality of state law requiring citizens to identify themselves to police.
United States (2005): resolution of split appeals court decisions on inclusion of foreign courts in the term “any court”
The date listed before each case is that of the most recent oral arguments for each case.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-United-States-Supreme-Court-cases.htm   (1983 words)

  
 United StateS Supreme Court Alphabetical TABLE OF  Indian LAW CASES
United StateS Supreme Court Alphabetical TABLE OF Indian LAW CASES
Mountain States Tel and Telegraph Co v Pueblo of Santa Ana,
United States, 170 U.S. New York Indians v.
www.utulsa.edu /law/classes/rice/USSCT_Cases/0000_Test_Alpha_Index.htm   (138 words)

  
 LII Supreme Court Collection: Decisions by topic
This set of topic links works by searching the syllabi (case summaries) for related key terms.
You can search directly for key words yourself in either the syllabi or full opinions.
You can also use such a search to retrieve cases by words in a case name (or year or docket number) or opinion author.
straylight.law.cornell.edu /supct/topiclist.html   (55 words)

  
 FindLaw: Federal Resources: Judicial Branch: United States Supreme Court
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw's Appellate Practice Group Features Supreme Court docket reports, resources, oral arguments, and briefs, as well as articles and treatises on Supreme Court practice and appellate litigation.
Office of the Solicitor General Links to legal briefs, selected court filings and Supreme Court decisions; the solicitor represents the U.S. in the Supreme Court.
WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW: WSU alumni make up over 25% of the Orange County Bar, and provide an enormous resource for our students and graduates.
www.findlaw.com /10fedgov/judicial/supreme_court/index.html   (342 words)

  
 FindLaw: Cases and Codes
US Court of Federal Claims - from the Department of Commerce.
US Court of Federal Claims - from George Washington University School of Law.
US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces - includes opinions, digest, daily journal, court rules and more.
findlaw.com /casecode   (495 words)

  
 LII Supreme Court Collection: Decisions by Justice
The following list includes all the justices who have served on the Supreme Court.
Clicking on a linked name will retrieve all the opinions by that justice included in the collection (including concurring and dissenting opinions).
The source for most of these notes is a publication of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, entitled The Supreme Court of the United States: Its Beginnings and Its Justices 1790-1991.
supct.law.cornell.edu /supct/cases/judges.htm   (138 words)

  
 Supreme Court - Opinions
Latest Slip Opinions (2005 Term Opinions of the Court)
Dates of Early Supreme Court Decisions: 2 Dall.
Search Tip: Use the binocular icons to search within PDF documents.
www.supremecourtus.gov /opinions/opinions.html   (78 words)

  
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