poli330n discussion 2

using the supreme court website research one case that deals with a contentious issue of your choice. (racial discrimination, right to bear arms same sex marriage, hate speech or suicide)

After finding a case describe the constitutional issue at the heart of the case. summarize the points, the opinion, and at least one dissent used to come up with their conclusions. did you agree with the majority opinion or dissent.

how to find a supreme court case

1. www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/opinions.aspx

2. scroll to “opinions of the court” on left side.

3. scroll down pass the information of opinions (see next page)

4. there are boxes with years. click on any year to see the opinions for that year.

5. the courts opinion will be in another window as a pdf.

6. on the pdf see opinion and dissent.