Directions: Conduct a thorough search of your Landmark ‘SCOTUS’ Case. As you are conducting your research, compile the following information into a neatly and professionally organized oral & visual presentation.
The overall grade for your presentation is worth 80 TOTAL POINTS.
Name of the case & year the OPINION was issued by the SCOTUS. – 5 points
Summarize the BACKGROUND of case thoroughly & in detail (TELL A STORY! …if the case has a “cool” background, talk about it). – 10 points
explain the constitutional issue at hand. (think specific amendments, freedoms, liberties, civil rights, etc.) – 5 points
How did the Supreme Court rule? Give an explanation. (if it is necessary, include a quote from one of the justices’ opinions). – 15 points * *
What is thesignificance of the case? Why is the Supreme Court’s decision important/significant/profound? Give an in-depth explanation. – 15 points * *