Supreme Court Case Decided Sullivan College Marbu

Supreme Court Case Decided Sullivan College Marbu

Supreme Court Case Decided Sullivan College Marbu

DISCUSSION QUESTION 1. 

Go to www.landmarkcases.org/en/landmark/cases. 

This is a great website for many of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases.

Click on Marbury v. Madison and then click on the Overview and Background links and read these so that you learn the facts of the case and the political situation at the time. (1800).

Then go to the Resources link on the Marbury v. Madison site and read the article by Joel Grossman. The Marbury case is fascinating and all true. This case is better than any novel. You will be immediately drawn in. You might have to reread it a couple of times if you are not familiar with certain terms, including “Federalists” and “Democratic Republicans”. 

Answer the following questions:

1. How is Marbury v. Madison relevant to our government today? Be very specific and use facts to explain and support your answer.

2. Provide us with critical analysis of the case in your answer and then give us an example(specific example) of how this case applies to our government in today’s world. 

Remember to use facts and additional research in your replies and to carry the discussion forward with specific information. 

DISCUSSION QUESTION 2.

Name a U.S. Supreme Court case decided since 2000. Post the name of the case and the parties (caption), date decided, and a brief summary of the issue, facts and decision. 

Tell us how the decision affected our everyday lives using specific examples and facts. Relate back to the case and the facts and issue of the case.

Remember to use facts and additional research in your replies and to carry the discussion forward with specific information.

DISCUSSION 3.

Should we have a flat tax system in this country? 

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Pick one of the arguments for or against the Flat Tax and research the details and supporting reasons for this argument-examine the pros and cons of your chosen argument. NOT YOUR OPINION.