C-SPAN and Precedents

The Supreme Court, Obama and Biden with newly appointed Justice Sandra Sotomayor. Retiring Justice David Souter at far right.

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 site and complete the following:

  1. Look into the biography and career of one justice.
  2. Pick one notable case and explain the facts, issue, ruling, and rational.
  3. What did you find most interesting about the Supreme Court?