Which school supplies do you think are necessary? Explain why.
Why do you think the Supreme Court needs to be able to interpret the Constitution?
In your own words, describe what rights the First Amendment and the Eighth Amendment (VIII) protect.
Should Alvarez have been charged with a crime for his lie, or should his lie be protected by freedom of speech? Explain your opinion. Do you agree with the Supreme Court's decision?
Do you think it is "cruel and unusual punishment" to use a strict, 70-point test score to decide whether someone is intellectually disabled and may be executed? Explain your opinion. Do you agree or disagree with the Supreme Court's decision?
What if the Supreme Court did not have the power to interpret the Constitution?