TABLE OF CASES
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TABLE OF CASES Principal discussion of a case is indicated by page numbers in italics. Abate v. Mundt Abington School District v. Schempp Abood v. Detroit Board of Education Abrams v. U.S. ACLU v. Reno Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena Adkins v. Children’s Hospital  Agency for Int’l Dev. v. Alliance for Open Soc’y Int’l, Inc.  Agins v. Tiburon  Agostini v. Felton  Akron v. Akron Center For Reproductive Health  Alaska Hire case  Alden v. Maine  Allegheny County v. American Civil Liberties Union Allen v. Wright  Allgeyer v. Louisiana  Allied Structural Stee ...

FREEDOM OF RELIGION
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Chapter 15 FREEDOM OF RELIGION Here are the key concepts involving "freedom of religion": Two clauses: There are two distinct clauses in the First Amendment pertaining to religion: Establishment Clause: First, there is the Establishment Clause. That clause prohibits any law "respecting an establishment of religion." The main purpose of the Establishment Clause is to prevent government from endorsing or supporting religion. Free Exercise Clause: The second clause is the Free Exercise Clause. That clause bars any law "prohibiting the free exercise of religion." The main purpose ...

CAPSULE SUMMARY
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Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION I. THREE STANDARDS OF REVIEW A. Three standards: There are three key standards of review which reappear constantly throughout Constitutional Law. When a court reviews the constitutionality of government action, it is likely to be choosing from among one of these three standards of review: (1) the mere-rationality standard; (2) the strict scrutiny standard; and (3) the middle-level review standard. [2] 1. Mere-rationality standard: Of the three standards, the easiest one to satisfy is the "mere-rationality" standard. When the court applies this "mere-rationality" s ...

TABLE OF CASES
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Abood v. Detroit Bd. of Ed., 159 Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena, 102, 220, 306 Agency for Int’l Dev. v. Alliance for Open Soc’y Int’l, Inc., 162–163, 245, 322 Agostini v. Felton, 171 Alaska Hire case, 75 Alden v. Maine, 185 Alvarez, U.S. v., 151, 240 Ambach v. Norwick, 110, 308 Anderson v. Martin, 99 Ashcroft v. ACLU, 241, 318 Assoc. Press v. Walker, 149   Baker v. Carr, 187 Baldwin v. Montana Fish & Game Comm’n., 345 Ball v. James, 115, 309 Ballard, U.S. v., 175 Barnes v. Glen Theatre, Inc., 319 Bartnicki v. Vopper, 165 ...

Rauchman v. Mobil Corp.
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 739 F.2d 205 (6th Cir. 1984) Brief Fact Summary. Rauchman (Plaintiff) brought suit against Mobil Corp. (Defendant), claiming that his proposed amendment to the corporation’s bylaws had to be included in its proxy statement. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A corporation may refuse to include in its proxy statement a proposal to amend its bylaws to prevent a foreign citizen from becoming a board member. ...

Case Overviews
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Everson v. Board of Educ. (S.Ct. 1947) Facts: Pursuant to a New Jersey statute, a local school board authorized reimbursement of money spent by parents to transport their children on public buses to private schools. Everson, a local taxpayer, challenged the payments going to parents of Roman Catholic parochial school students as contrary to the First Amend­ment. ...

Olson v. Etheridge
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 177 Ill. 2d 396, 686 N.E.2d 563, 1997 Ill. 438, 226 Ill. Dec. 780 Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiffs, Karen Olson and others (Plaintiffs), brought an action to enforce two agreements: as parties to one agreement and as third party beneficiaries to the other. Synopsis of Rule of Law. In the absence of language in a contract making the rights of a third party beneficiary irrevocable, the parties to a contract "retain power to discharge or modify the duty by subsequent agreement," without the assent of the third party beneficiary ...

Baker v. Elcona Homes Corp
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