The Fourth Amendment Essay

1. THE FOURTH AMENDMENT SHOULD CONTROL MALICIOUS PROSECUTION CLAIMS INVOLVING PRETRAIL DETENTIONS WITHOUT PROBABLE CAUSE Years ago this Court instructed that the Fourth Amendment should be used to analyze allegedly unconstitutional “detention[s] of suspects pending trial. ” Gerstein v. Pugh, 420 U. S. 103, 125 n. 27 (1975). Since then this Court has reaffirmed that … Read more

Hurst V. Florida Case Study Essay

2. The petitioner, Timothy Hurst, was convicted of first degree murder and the jury recommended the death penalty to the judge in Florida, who then sentenced Hurst to death. Hurst appealed to the Florida Supreme Court and was granted resentencing. The Florida Supreme Court rejected Hurst’s argument and reaffirmed his sentence. The Supreme Court of … Read more

Gregory Lee Johnson Civil Rights Movement Essay

During the 1984 National Convention of the Republican Party in Dallas, Texas, President Ronald Reagan and President George H. W Bush ran for reelection. The convention held August 20 to August 23, 1984. Outside the Republican National Convention, Gregory Lee Johnson lit fire to an American Flag. Gregory Lee Johnson was protesting with the,” Revolutionary … Read more

Essay on Freedom Of Speech Case Study

Introduction In higher education, public universities/colleges in the United States of America must respect students’ civil rights. These rights are stated under the United States Constitution, one entitlement is the First Amendment. The First Amendment protects the freedom of speech. Every student in an institution has the right to the freedom of speech. One free … Read more