5-6-page critical analysis paper on a United States Supreme or Appellate Court case using American Psychological Association (APA) standards.
The paper must include:
1. An overview of the case and the reasons why you chose this particular cases to write about,
2. A description/discussion of the ruling with at least (2) justice’s quotes,
3. A complete analysis of the case/ruling either pro or con from a position that you as the student most agree with including constitutional reasons or legal standards to support the rationale.
Where do I start?
The best place to start is online. Google something along the lines of “Landmark Supreme Court Cases” or “Recent Supreme Court Decisions“, then choose the case you want to write about. Then start looking for materials to provide your writing content. For a list of decisions going back over the past 6 years, you can find information at:
https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/slipopinion/20 (Links to an external site.)
There is a Minimum Page Count Requirement
The paper may NOT be less than 5 total pages