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Supreme Court Summer Institute: 2013 Binder

Here are the most recent versions of our content and methodology material, organized as they were in this year’s participant materials.  This excludes any photocopied articles or resources that we do not have permission to use on the internet.

1. Agenda

2. Introduction to Supreme Court Practice

3. Granting Certiorari

Granting Cert - PowerPoint

Certiorari: Background, Activity, and Answers

4. Judicial Nominations

5. History of the Fourteenth Amendment

Plessy v. Ferguson Opinion Excerpts

6. Shelby County v. Holder

Session Outline

Voting Rights Act Slides

Shelby County v. Holder (2013)

Additional Resources for the Voting Rights Act

Elements of a Case Study

7. Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Hollingsworth v. Perry (2013)

Hollingsworth v. Perry: Position Papers

Deliberation Methodology from Deliberating in a Democracy

Structured Academic Controversy - Rubric

U.S. v. Windsor (2013)

8. Moot Court: Florida v. Jardines

9. Jigsaw

10. Interest Groups

Interest Groups and the U.S. Supreme Court Lesson

11. Further Resources & PLGs

12. Media Coverage of the Court

No materials for this section.

13. Constitutional Interpretation

15. Teacher Training

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