Backpack Search

March 15, 2023 USGOPO 0

Can School Officials search an Unattended Backpack? As you may know from the T.L.O. v. New Jersey decision, the Fourth Amendment applies to students in […]

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. […]