First writing assignment.  Be sure to read the syllabus for all requirements for formatting the file and paper. The due date is provided in Moodle.

The Scavenger Hunt

Part I

Find one case, decided by the Supreme Court, as it pertains to the freedom of speech as described in the First Amendment. Provide a description of this case including a description of events surrounding the case, the claims of the defendant and plaintiff. Discuss the impact of this case. This should have a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 300.

Part II

Find one case, decided by the Supreme Court, as it pertains to the freedom of religion as described in the First Amendment. Provide a description of this case including a description of events surrounding the case, the claims of the defendant and plaintiff. Discuss the impact of this case. This should have a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 300.

Part III

Find one case, decided by the Supreme Court, as it pertains to the right to bear arms as described in the Second Amendment. Provide a description of this case including a description of events surrounding the case, the claims of the defendant and plaintiff. Discuss the impact of this case. This should have a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 300.

Part IV

Find one case, decided by the Supreme Court, as it pertains to searches and seizures as described in the Fourth Amendment. Provide a description of this case including a description of events surrounding the case, the claims of the defendant and plaintiff. Discuss the impact of this case. This should have a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 300.

Great resources for this assignment include…

http://www.findlaw.com/casecode/

http://www.scotusblog.com/

http://www.streetlaw.org/en/landmark/home

http://www.oyez.org/

http://billofrightsinstitute.org/resources/educator-resources/lessons-plans/landmark-cases-and-the-constitution/

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