http://www.ndaa.org/pdf/Castle%20Doctrine.pdf 1st e-Activity link
1. From the first e-Activity,Specify the key reasons why legislatures inflicted capital punishment in the history of the United States. Next, debate whether or not legislatures today should inflict capital punishment. Provide a rationale to support your position
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL-FPHviDnA 2nd e-Activity link
2. From the second e-Activity Take a position on whether or not the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Ingraham v. Wright should continue to be the law today. Provide a rationale to support your response
3. Determine two (2) ways in which presidential philosophy can impact judicial decision making. Draw three (3) conclusions from the study. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.
4. Specify the role that you believe politics can play when a court hands down a decision on a divisive issue. Identify two (2) effects that a political party can have on the public interpretation of the court’s ruling. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.
“The Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision: Impact of the Changing Definition of ‘Spouse’ on Employee Benefits”. 3rd e-Activity link
From the 3rd e-Activity, summarize three (3) key issues that the DOMA decision of 2013 addressed that fall under the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Indicate which of the three (3) issues you believe will have the greatest overall impact on society in the future. Justify your response.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvfIiOK-4LQ 4th e-Activity link
From the 4th e-Activity, describe two (2) key factors in the case of Windsor v. the U.S. that you believe led to the repeal of DOMA Provide specific examples from the video to support your rationale.