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    The case that was chosen to find out more information was O’Bannon v. NCAA. Even though this case started in 2013 it is still in courts to this date with appeals. Plaintiff: Edward C. O’Bannon, Jr Defendant Appellee, National Collegiate Athletic Association, AKA the NCAA Defendants: Electronic Arts, Inc.; Collegiate Licensing Company AKA CLA, Presiding Judge: Claudia Wilken, Senior District Judge Court: Northern District of California Appeals Court: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appeals Date: September 2016 A little history of the case: This litigation is anti-trust category assignment law as used to be filed against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The lawsuit delivered by means of past UCLA basketball participant…

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    summarize the main points of the Supreme Court decision in the Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow case. I will discuss the level this case took to reach the Supreme Court. I explain how the Supreme Court reached its decision. I will also give my opinion on how this case impact American society and my feelings on reciting the pledge. -In the Supreme Court case Elk Grove Unified School District versus Newdow, Mr. Michael a Newdow believe the Elk Grove Unified School District 's policy…

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    they don’t believe in and then punish them for it, they are trying to dictate how religious students are and they’re bringing out the worst in the students by trying to make them participate in the pledge when they have the option not to. Students shouldn't need to explain themselves as to why they choose not to participate in the pledge or not. A teacher doesn't have the power to make a student stand or have the power to penalize them for not standing, but somehow think they do. Also, the…

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    The article “Guns a Loaded Argument” by Paul Rosenzweig argues his interpretation of the popular controversy over gun laws in the United States. The author Paul Rosenzweig is an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University. He is also the senior legal research colleague in the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation, the website in which the article is available. The Heritage Foundation is a research and informative institution that publicizes conservative policy…

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    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. DAVID NOSAL BRIEF FACTS: During the time spanning approximately April 1996 to October 2004, David Nosal was employed at Korn/Ferry International (KFI), an executive search firm. David Nosal left the employment of KFI to start his own competing entity. David Nosal convinces his former colleagues, who were authorized to access the databases at KFI, to access confidential information located on KFI’s computer system and transfer same to David Nosal. While former…

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    The Federal Court System

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    Our Federal Court system is primarily composed of three high power jurisdictions that operate much differently than that of the state courts. Federal Courts consist of federal district courts, United States courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court of the United States; however, these courts have limitations in cases that solely focus on the Constitution and federal law. Federal district courts are considered general trial courts that consist of over six hundred and seventy-five district court…

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    In addressing the correlation the lower court made in relation to Pickering, the Supreme Court first had to decide if Ceballos made the speech as a private citizen on a matter of public concern. Ceballos’ memorandum was written pursuant to his duties as a prosecutor, therefore the expectation of the memorandum to be protected under the First Amendment. The Supreme Court also stated that official communications have official consequences. The consequences of Ceballos’ statements were a heated…

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    race” (Grumberger, 272). Prison officials implemented this policy because they believed racial segregation was a reasonable necessity needed to stop gang violence. In 1995, Johnson filed his original complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District of California (Grumberger, 272). Johnson argued that by assigning cellmates on the basis of race, the CDC violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The Equal Protection clause states that “no state…

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    cases also relates to the Fourth Amendment, which requires "search and seizure" of evidence, also known as the exclusionary rule (Srinivas, 2012, p. 179). The exclusionary rule states that, “Evidence must be collected and analyzed without violating the rights of the defendant; if the rights of the defendant are violated, then the evidence will not be upheld in court” (Srinivas, 2012, p. 179). Savana Redding is a 13-year-old eighth grader enrolled at Safford Middle School. She is an honor…

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    Boldt decision (United States v. State of Washington, 384 F. Supp. 312, 327-28). District Judge George H. Boldt divided the case into two phases. First was to determine what portion, if any annually harvestable fish, were guaranteed to the tribes by the fishing clause in the treaty and the second half was to determine whether the clause extended to the hatchery fish and if it required the State to prevent environmental degradation. The tribes are given fifty percent of the harvestable fish, an…

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