Civil Liberties & the Supreme Court

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This assignment is designed to help you analyze civil liberties and the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in upholding them.

Visit the American Civil Liberties Union Supreme Court Cases website to see civil liberties cases that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on, organized by term.

Select one of the cases on civil liberties that interests you, pref a republican/libertarian view subject. Provide an analysis that addresses the following:

  • The civil liberty that is addressed in the case, including the text of the amendment from the Bill of Rights
  • An explanation of the Supreme Court's involvement, including the following:
    • The importance of the ruling (why it is significant)
    • How the case moved through the lower courts to eventually be heard by the Supreme Court
    • The powers granted to the Supreme Court by the constitution that allowed them to rule on the case

Format your assignment as one of the following

--875-word paper, must 100% pass plag check

Include citations for all unoriginal ideas, facts, or definitions in an APA-formatted reference list.

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School: University of Virginia


Civil Liberties & the Supreme Court
Thesis: The decision of the Supreme Court is very important because it protects human rights
and freedom of movement from violation by the government.
Case timeline
1. Trump issues first travel ban on January 27, 2017
2. Trump issues second travel ban on March 6, 2017
3. Federal district court in Maryland issues preliminary injunction against the revised
order, and the government appeals to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on March 1.
4. CAC files amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on April
19, 2017.
5. Fourth Circuit upholds district court’s decision on May 25.2017
6. Supreme Court agrees to review the lower court’s decision and partially stays the
injunction pending appeal on June 26, 2017.
7. Trump issues third travel ban on September 24, 2017
8. Supreme Court vacates the preliminary injunction and remands the case to the Fourth
Circuit with instructions to dismiss the case as moot.
9. Fourth Circuit hears oral argument on December 8, 2017.
10. Fourth Circuit upholds district court...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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