To prepare for this Application:
Review the assigned chapters and websites in the Learning Resources.
Choose two Supreme Court cases from the last decade that are of interest to you.
Consider what was happening in American society at the time of each decision.
Consider how the Supreme Court justices influence the interpretation of the Constitution.How might these interpretations affect current American society?
What are the positive and negative impacts?
Write a 2-page analysis of two landmark Supreme Court interpretations of the U.S. Constitution and its amendments, including an explanation of how these interpretations impact current American society. Be sure to:Briefly describe the Supreme Court case milestones.
Answer the following: Who was the Chief Justice on the Supreme Court at the time of the case milestone?
Answer the following: Who was the presiding president at the time of the Supreme Court's decision?
Describe the key issue at the heart of the decision in the case milestone.
Present examples of how the decision in the case milestone currently impacts American society.