Court presentation questions
Learning Goal: I’m working on a political science question and need support to help me learn.
watch the video and then answer the questions:
(the video size is too big, is it ok that you give me your email and then I email the video to you? thank you.)
What was the legal issue in question in the case of Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania?
How would you say Supreme Court cases are argued? Like other kinds of court cases or are these kinds of cases different and, if so, how are they different?
Given an example of a Supreme Court Justice presenting an attorney with a hypothetical situation in this case, what was the hypothetical and how did the attorney answer this?
Agree or disagree: The Supreme Court is reluctant to overturn precedents without a very good reason as might have been presented in this case.
What was the final decision, which justices were in the majority, which in the minority and was there only one majority and minority opinion?
What was your reaction to hearing a Supreme Court argument? Were you surprised or did it confirm what you thought that the Court did ?
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