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Review the simulation “You are a Supreme Court Justice Deciding on a Free Speech Case.”
Read Appendix B: Briefing and Analyzing Cases in Constitutional Law.
Choose a U.S. Supreme Court case that covers the First Amendment (free speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition). Do not use any of the cases mentioned in the “You are a Supreme Court Justice” simulation.
Use the Supreme Court of the United States website (www.supremecourt.gov) to locate a case.
Or choose one of the following:
Schenck v. United States (1919)
Cox v. New Hampshire (1941)
United States v. O’Brien (1968)
New York Times v. United States (1971)
Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. (1974)
United States v. Lee (1982)
New York v. Ferber (1982)
Bethel School District v. Fraser (1986)
Hustler Magazine, Inc v. Falwell (1988)
Frisby v. Schultz (1988)
Follow the FIRAC model in Appendix B to brief the case.
Complete the FIRAC Worksheet provided.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.