- Address the following in 1,000–1,250 words:
- Read and brief the following cases:
- Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229 (1963)
- Adderley v. Florida, 385 U.S. 39 (1966)
- U.S. v. Wise, 221 F.3d 140 (5th Cir. 2000)
- U.S. v. Bailey, 444 U.S. 394 (1980)
- Your case brief should follow the format below:
- Title: Title of the selected case
- Facts: Summary of the events, court timeline, evidence, and so forth
- Issues: Issues that were present in this case
- Decisions: The court's decision and the conclusion to the case
- Reasoning: The rationale behind the final decision
- Dissenting opinions: Any dissenting opinions, and an explanation of what they were and why they were raised
- Define disorderly conduct. Explain why the protest of one group was upheld while the other was not.
Two angry students sent e-mails from Texas to government agencies, such as the FBI in California, U.S. Customs in New York, the ATF, the Secret Service, and the Correspondence Office of the President. The e-mails contained threats to blow up a building in protest over U.S. involvement in several controversial international issues. The students were arrested and charged with threats to use weapons of mass destruction. A search of the students' homes and dormitories did not reveal any bomb making materials.
- Will the government be successful and obtain a conviction? Explain your answer.
Inmate Grady was working during his shift on the landscape detail at a very large camp with no fences. He and some other prisoners had hidden some homemade moonshine under a rock. Inmate Grady drank the little bit of moonshine that was left. During inmate count, Officer Giles discovers that inmate Grady is missing. A search ensues, and the officers find inmate Grady down the street from the camp asleep under a tree. Inmate Grady argues that he got drunk and lost and could not find his way back to the dormitory.
- What charges can be brought against inmate Grady? Explain in detail.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.