Arguments used by the framers of the constitution, History

As an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, prepare a opinion answering the following questions for the Court based on the following facts: James Smith was arrested for burglarizing his next door neighbor's apartment in the state of California. And without the advantage of a warrant, the neighbor, who is a friend of Mr. Smith, forced open the front door to Mr. Smith's apartment and saw his property. The neighbor known as the police, and they immediately arrested Mr. Smith for burglary and possession of stolen property out of fear that he would get rid of the property before they returned with a search warrant. Mr. Smith's conviction in the state and federal courts were upheld, and it is now before the U.S. Supreme Court. Prepare the Court's response to this constitutional challenge that Mr. Smith was denied equal protection under the law.

Two Paragraphs for each questions. 7 complete sentence in each paragraph. APA reference is needed.

  • Identify specific examples in the language of prior decisions.
  • Examine some of the arguments used by the framers of the Constitution while debating the language of the document.
  • Include any philosophical underpinning that might influence the court's ruling.
  • Include any social force(s) that could be useful to guide the decision.
  • Outline major philosophical arguments of the U.S. Supreme Court in such cases as Weeks v. United States



Posted Date: 3/16/2013 3:56:03 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- Arguments used by the framers of the constitution, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Arguments used by the framers of the constitution, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Arguments used by the framers of the constitution Discussions

Write discussion on Arguments used by the framers of the constitution
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Bentley and Ziegler state that dar-al-Islam became probably "the most prosperous and cosmopolitan society in the postclassical world." What does this statement mean? What evidence

in addition to each branch of government having some authority over the other branches, each branch of government is also politically independent of the other branches. a. true b.

In the State of Ames, youths under 18 years of age are deemed to be juveniles. A 17-year-old juvenile and his parents were invited by Ames police to come to headquarters to clear u

Why did reconstruction fail? What resulted for African americans and what did they try to do about it?

What factors contributed to the eventual destruction of the Roman empire?

Describe the importance of the Hebrew prophetic tradition to the western cultural tradition

What was the National Bank? Who designed it? What was its intended function? Who supported it? Why? Who was against it? Why?

You textbook has a chapter that discusses the "medieval contributions to liberty" or freedom. In the MAGNE CHARTA excerpted in your text, what specific liberties were guaranteed by

As a result of the findings of the U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations in 1915, a) American labor unions lost most of the clout they had gained during the previous decade. b

How do the Japanese people in this documentary perceive their government and the U.S. and, further, the US-Japan relations overall?