The Supreme Court

The Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment was passed in July 1868 and is one of the so-called Reconstruction Amendments, also including the Thirteenth and Fifteenth, through which Congress enabled its program of rebuilding and reform
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What Are The Implied Powers

The 1819 case of McCulloch v. Maryland addressed the scope of powers held by the Federal Government and expanded them in provoking the creation of the doctrine of implied powers
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An Overview of the Supreme Court System

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest judicial organization in the United States. The Supreme Court is the prime court of the Federal judiciary of the nation.
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The Judges of the Supreme Court

The highest court is known as the Supreme Court, which was established in 1789. John Rutledge, William Cushing, James Wilson, and John Blair were amongst the first justices of the
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Understanding Supreme Court Dockets

The current responsibilities faced by the Supreme Court at any given time are referred to as the cases which are
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Assembly Explained

The decisions which the Supreme Court has made on the issue of free assembly refer back to the Bill of Rights and
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What You Need To Know About Press

The 1964 case New York Times v. Sullivan is generally considered one of the most significant developments in the broadening of
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Federalism: Role on State Powers

Federalism was a political ideal that was used to explain the system by which the Government is separated into a
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Supremacy Clause Defined

The Supremacy Clause is that which derives from Constitutional law and sets forth that three distinct areas of legislation be
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The Short Biography of George Washington

From 1789-1797 George Washington served as the first President of the United States of America. Washington is regarded as the "Father of the United States" for his numerous achievements, most
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