United States District Court for the District of Maryland

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  • Marbury Vs Madison Supreme Court Case

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    Madison court case was filed on February 11th, 1803 and settled on February 24th, 1803. The court case was ultimately decided by Marshall Court. Marbury v. Madison is arguably the most important Supreme Court case in US history. By introducing the principle of judicial review and the ability of the court to rule on the Constitutionality of laws, it has constrained Congress from enacting radical legislation that would have hurt the nature of our nation. Judicial review is the ability of a court to examine

  • How Gerrymandering Is The Leading Problem Facing America Today?

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    During the course of the past few decades, the United States of America faced hundreds of issues that impact the nation’s view of leadership. Some people of the United States believe that the issues that face America involves those in office, while others believe that the issue is structural. In the case of America today, there is a momentous structural difficulty in our voting system. Furthermore, the most distinct problem that the United States handles today is gerrymandering. Throughout this essay

  • Gerrymandering Failure

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    The United States Supreme Court refused to enter into the political process of redistricting in Colegrove v. Green() stating, “Courts ought not to enter this political thicket.”() In Baker v. Carr() twenty years later, the Court changed its mind, entering the redistricting arena. Ever since entering the “political thicket,” the Court has continuously failed to find a “judicially discernible and manageable standard” of the legality of gerrymandering. () Legal standards have been proposed by academics

  • Investigation Involving The Trafficking Of Narcotics

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    government to apply to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia for a warrant. The warrant authorized the use of an electronic tracking device on Jones’s Jeep Grand Cherokee, which was registered in his wife’s name. The warrant was issued and authorized installation of the device in the District of Columbia and within 10 days. Officers decided on the 11th day to install the GPS underneath of his vehicle while it was in a public parking lot in Maryland. This device tracked Jones’s

  • How Congress Have Two Houses? Essay

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    “the small states wanted equal representation in a one chamber legislature; this was put forth as the New Jersey Plan” and “the more populous states, on the other hand, supported the Virginia Plan that proposed a two chamber legislature.” (pg.248) The Virginia Plan proposed that the “lower chamber would have state representation on the basis of state population; this chamber would then select an upper chamber.” (pg.248) In order to find a compromise for both populous and small states, they established

  • The United States : The Rights And Duties For Us Citizens

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    The United States (US) Constitution establishes the rights and duties for US Citizens and all residents in the country. Regular issues mostly brought before courts are alleged violations of citizens’ rights. To some extent, it is confusing to determine whether a citizen’s constitutional rights have been violated or not; decisions may be appealed simply due to incomprehension. The First Amendment granted freedom of religion, press, speech to every citizen, and established the secular nature of country

  • Seperate Is Not Equal Essay

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    Separate is Not Equal The decision rendered by the United States Supreme Court on May 17, 1954, was one of the most defining moments in American history. A multiethnic movement for social change developed into a legal campaign aimed at altering the constitutional basis of government in the United States. This struggle was not only about children and their education, but also about issues of race and equal opportunity in America. The decision of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka initiated educational

  • Obergefell V. Hodges: A Case Study

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    Amendment. James Obergefell and John Arthur James, who were legally married in Maryland in 2013, filed a lawsuit to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio for charging the state’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages on death certificates on July 19, 2013, and the case was assigned to Judge Timothy S. Black. On July 22, 2013, Judge Black agreed a temporary restraining order that required the state to recognize the marriage of Mr. Obergefell and Mr. Arthur on Mr. Arthur’s

  • V. St. Louis Hockey Club

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    stoppage. After the injury, the defendant’s player received a game misconduct and a suspension. The player would also go on to settle with the plaintiff out of court. In the district court trial, the jury sided with the plaintiff and ruled that the St. Louis Hockey Club was vicariously liable for the plaintiff’s injuries. The trial court agreed with the plaintiff’s argument that as per the doctrine of respondeat superior, the defendant was liable for their employee’s negligent actions that led to

  • Essay on Violating the Fourth Amendment Rights of Antoine Jones

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    conspiracy of the investigation were sentenced life imprisoned by the District Court Juries of Washington District of Columbia. The jury found Jones guilty of drug trafficking and possessions. The 12 amendments proposed in 1789, that constitutions the Bill of Rights under no circumstance to protections individualities