PLS 101 Civil Liberties Assignment
1. Students will choose a Supreme Court Case that relates to at least one amendment from the Bill of Rights from the following selection. ● Gitlow V. New York ● U.S. V. Miller ● Weeks V. U.S. ● DeJonge V. Oregon ● Tinker V. DesMoines ● Brandenburg V. Ohio
2. Each student will need to find two scholarly references to use for the research of their case and reference them in MLA format. ● SCOTUS.gov ● GMC library ● Oyez. org
● Library of Congress
● Princeton or Harvard Law review
3. Students will then complete an assignment answering the following questions. All information needs to be in the students own words, and will be submitted via moodle link named civil liberties assignment to receive a grade. You must create a presentation with a minimum of 8 slides. One title slide, one reference slide, and 6 information slides. Speaker notes are required on the information slides. ● Which amendment it relates to and why? ● The factors that led up to the case? ● The result of the case? ● Effect of the Supreme Court case on society? ● Do you agree with this decision? Why or why not? ● What could have been some alternatives to this decision?