Monday, March 28, 2016

Politics and Government - Homework - Due - Tues, March 29

How has the court been used to expand/inhibit liberty?
Is the death penalty an essential part of the criminal justice system?
How does race impact punishments and the implementation of justice?
Eighth Amendment

1 - Read, take detailed notes:

Furman v Geogia 

2 - Answer the following:

a) Why is the Furman v Georgia case significant?
b) What did the court hold in this ruling, and why?
c) How is this ruling different from most other court decisions?

3 - Read the following article, take notes. Your notes should reflect the articles central ideas, note key terms, and consider important events. Moreover, you should be sure the note important decisions and precedents established.

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