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United States. Supreme Court

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View Resource Supreme Court Begins Landmark Term

Monday, the Supreme Court began a session that many legal scholars and historians see as likely to be pivotal in defining the Rehnquist Court's place in high court history. The court has chosen to hear arguments on a number of key issues this term, including public funding of parochial schools, campaign finance reform, tobacco regulation, racial criteria in state elections, abortion protesters's...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1999/1005
View Resource FindLaw Constitutional Law Center

This latest offering from FindLaw (last discussed in the January 15, 1999 Scout Report) focuses on the US Constitution. The site is composed of two primary sections. The first offers an annotated Constitution, commentary on selected topics with links to key sections of the Constitution or The Federalist Papers, a history of the Constitution, and brief biographies of notable "Founding Fathers" and...

http://supreme.findlaw.com/
View Resource ACLU Summary of the 1998-1999 Supreme Court Term

On June 28, the Supreme Court handed down its final rulings for the 1999 term in a flourish of historic decisions that included striking down a "partial-birth" abortion law, upholding by a 7-2 vote the Miranda decision, and according private organizations the right to exclude members whose known sexual orientation was considered to be at odds with the organization's values (see the June 30, 2000 ...

https://www.aclu.org/news/aclu-summary-1998-1999-supreme-cou...
View Resource FindLaw Constitutional Law Center

This offering from FindLaw (last discussed in the January 15, 1999 Scout Report) focuses on the US Constitution. The site is composed of two primary sections. The first offers an annotated Constitution, commentary on selected topics with links to key sections of the Constitution or The Federalist Papers, a history of the Constitution, and brief biographies of notable "Founding Fathers" and...

http://www.findlaw.com/
View Resource Boy Scouts of America et al. v. Dale

During the summer of 2000, the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards. In Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, a 5-4 decision, the court decided that the Boy Scouts have a right to bar gay men from becoming scout leaders, reversing a...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-699.ZS.html
View Resource Stenberg, Attorney General of Nebraska, et al. v. Carhart

During the summer of 2000 the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards. In the Stenberg, Attorney General of Nebraska, et al. v. Carhart case, the court issued its most important abortion-related decision in years, striking down a...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-830.ZS.html
View Resource Dickerson v. United States

During the summer of 2000, the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards. In Dickerson v. United States, the court ruled 7-2 to uphold the Miranda warning and strike down a previously little-known 1968 law that allowed "voluntary...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-5525.ZS.html
View Resource California Democratic Party v. Jones

In the summer of 2000, the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards. In California Democratic Party v. Jones, another 7-2 decision, the court invalidated the "blanket" primary system in California, Washington, and Alaska as...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-401.ZS.html
View Resource Apprendi v. New Jersey

In the summer of 2000, the high court released a number of momentous decisions, ruling on "partial birth abortions," the Boy Scouts's ban on gays, the Miranda warning, California's "Blanket" primary, and hate crime sentencing standards.In Apprendi v. New Jersey, a more divided court (5-4) ruled that only a jury may impose additional punishment for the commission of a hate crime, striking down a...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/99-478.ZS.html
View Resource Web Guide to U.S. Supreme Court Research

Trying to navigate the diverse world of websites dedicated to various aspects of legal research can be a bit daunting, even to more adroit users of different online search engines. Fortunately for those seeking to hone their ability to perform online research about the U.S. Supreme Court, this fine online guide to the subject was established in December 2003. Authored by Gail A. Partin (an...

https://www.llrx.com/2003/12/features-web-guide-to-u-s-supre...
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