Keeping God out of the classroom
- Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Company. // Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Company;2009, p1
Presents the case Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Company presented before the United States Supreme Court in March of 1895. History of the case; Arguments; Opinions of Court; Comments of the Judges.
- The judicial branch: The Supreme Court. // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p219
Focuses on the Supreme Court, the highest court in the United States. Information about the nine justices that are appointed by the president; Their duties; Importance of the decisions that they make; Picture showing the justices from 1995 through 1996.
- Supreme Court ruling lets airlines assure jobs to strike breakers. Mecham, M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/6/89, Vol. 130 Issue 10, p67
Reports on a Supreme Court ruling that airline managers can assure jobs to employees who abandon picket lines, regardless of seniority rules, giving airlines a powerful strike-breaking tool but adding new hurdles for settlement conferences.
- Rebuilding set aside programs. Simms, M.C. // Black Enterprise;Sep90, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p33
Considers the implications of the US Supreme Court ruling on minority set aside programs in the case `The City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co.' Key issues faced; Recommended strategies for re-establishing minority set asides.
- The Supreme Court and enforcement of African American rights: Myth and reality. Agyeman, O. // Black Scholar;Summer91, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p22
Argues that the US Supreme Court set out to usurp power that does not properly belong to it in a democracy. Other important assumptions made about the role and functioning of the high court; Landmark Supreme Court decisions; The notion of the Supreme Court's role as the guardian of minority rights.
- The judicial confirmation process. Katzmann, R.A. // Brookings Review;Winter92, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p5
Opinion. Discusses the recent cries from across the political spectrum for reform of the judicial confirmation process. Ideology of judicial nominees; Divided government; Interest groups; What has changed about process; Balance of responsibility between president and Senate; Other issues involved.
- Evidentiary Legerdemain: Deciding when Daubert should apply to social science evidence. Renaker, Theresa S. // California Law Review;Dec96, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p1657
Examines the US Supreme Court's decision concerning the Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence and applications in lower courts. Function of a specialized knowledge testimony; Focus on problems presented by expert psychological testimony; Presentation of a functional test that courts should...
- Supreme Court Rulings. // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep90, Vol. 69 Issue 8/9, p201
Summarizes the six Supreme Court decisions targeted by the Civil Rights Act of 1990, including `Patterson v. McLean Credit Union,' `Martin v. Wilks' and `Lorance v. AT&T Technologies.'
- The Burger court. // Commentary;Oct84, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p27
While liberals are upset that the Burger court's recent decisions are too conservative, the Court has done what has become accepted practice--interpreting the Constitution according to their social, economic and political philosophy. The author argues--on a case-by-case-basis--that most...
- Sodomy and the Supreme Court. // Commentary;Oct86, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p57
Until 1961, sodomy was a crime in every state. But over the past twenty-five years, about half the states have followed the suggestion of the American Law Institute and decriminalized what is called `deviate sexual intercourse' between consenting adults, largely on the grounds that such...