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Roper vs Simmons

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Syllabus NOTE: Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See […]

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Batson vs Kentucky

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Posted on November 1, 2012 | Constitutional Law | Tags: Constitutional Law Case Brief Facts Petitioner was an African American male found guilty of burglary. His jury at trial was entirely white; and he appealed on the basis of jury selection. The record indicated that the judge dismissed various jurors for legitimate purposes. In jury […]

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Strickland vs Washington

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May 14, 1984 Respondent pleaded guilty in a Florida trial court to an indictment that included three capital murder charges. In the plea colloquy, respondent told the trial judge that, although he had committed a string of burglaries, he had no significant prior criminal record and that at the time of his criminal spree he […]

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Supreme Court ruling of the week

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April 1, 20195 Min Read The U.S. Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington on Oct. 4, 2018. Texas death row inmate Patrick Murphy and Alabama death row inmate Domineque Ray both came to the Supreme Court recently with the same request. Halt my execution, each said, because the state won’t let my spiritual […]

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Mugler vs Kansas

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MUGLER v. KANSAS | FindLaw United States Supreme Court MUGLER v. KANSAS, (1887) No. 152 Argued:     Decided: December 5, 1887 The defendant, Peter Mugler, was prosecuted criminally in two different cases for the violation of the prohibitory liquor law of the state of Kansas. In the first case, the indictment contained one count, charging that […]

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South Carolina Slave Code of 1740

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AN ACT FOR THE BETTER ORDERING AND GOVERNING NEGROES AND OTHER SLAVES IN THIS PROVINCE WHEREAS, IN HIS MAJESTY’S PLANTATIONS IN AMERICA, SLAVERY HAS BEEN INTRODUCED AND ALLOWED, AND THE PEOPLE COMMONLY CALLED NEGROES, INDIANS, MULATTOES AND MUSTIZOES, HAVE BEEN DEEMED ABSOLUTE SLAVES, AND THE SUBJECTS OF PROPERTY IN THE HANDS OF THE PARTICULAR PERSONS, […]

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Christian Black Codes of 1724

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Mississippi Black Codes of 1865

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Mississippi Black Codes of 1865 An Act to Confer Civil Rights on Freedmen, and for other Purposes SECTION 1. All freedmen, free negroes and mulattoes may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, in all the courts of law and equity of this State, and may acquire personal property, and chooses in action, by […]

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Privacy Act of 1974, Section 7 (a)(1)

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It shall be unlawful for any Federal, State or local government agency to deny to any individual any right, benefit, or privilege provided by law because of such individual refusal to disclose his or her social security number.

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The Code Of Hammurabi

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If anyone ensnare another, putting a ban upon him, but he cannot prove it, then he that ensnared him shall be put to death.

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