C-SPAN and Precedents

March 14, 2023 USGOPO 0

C-Span’s Supreme Court Page. C-Span’s Supreme Court page is a wealth of information on the Court, it’s members, and how the Court functions. Peruse the […]

Gideon’s Trumpet

March 13, 2023 USGOPO 0

A 1980 Docudrama based the Best-selling book. This clip from the 1980 movie depicts the Supreme Court oral arguments. Attorney Abe Fortas represented Gideon in […]

Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)

March 10, 2023 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Case. “If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you,” goes the famed Miranda warning. This wasn’t always the case. […]

Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)

March 8, 2023 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Case. A Wisconsin statute required parents of children aged 16 and under to send their children to a formal school. The  Yoder parents […]