U. S. Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Presides Over Moot Court in Honor of Belva Lockwood

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The moot court revisited the 1872 case of Bradwell v. Illinois, when Myra Bradwell fought to be admitted to the Illinois bar.
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Newseum to host mock court case Pear v. United States on June 15

Pear v. the United States

Join us as the issues involved in the Apple cellphone controversy are argued before a mock U.S. Supreme Court.
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Justice Breyer Holds Court at the Newseum

NBC News Justice correspondent Pete Williams and associate justice Stephen Breyer

Associate justice Stephen Breyer discussed the current challenges for the Supreme Court at a special program Feb. 25 at the Newseum.
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State of the First Amendment 2015

State of the First Amendment 2015

In a dramatic reversal from last year, less than 20 percent of Americans now think the First Amendment goes too far in the rights it guarantees.
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The Confederate Flag and the First Amendment

South Carolina Statehouse

The Newseum offers numerous ways to study and debate this week’s hot topic of conversation.
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Living History with Mary Beth Tinker

Mary Beth Tinker joined Newseum Education staff in co-teaching a class on the First Amendment to students visiting from Oakton High School in Oakton, Va.
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Case Study: True Threat or Venting?

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The Elonis v. United States case is ripe for discussion by students over what forms of expression are or are not guaranteed in the Constitution — and the blurry line in-between.
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Plessy, Brown v. Board anniversaries

This week marks the anniversaries of two landmark Supreme Court cases dealing with segregation: Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education.
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