Lorida v. Jardines, 11-564 from the Supreme Court in March 2013
Case review about Florida v. Jardines, 11-564 from the U.S. Supreme Court in March of 2013″.
The two websites that should be used are supremecourt.gov. Other resources can be used but there should be at least two citations from those sites.
The case review needs to be typed in 12 point font, double spaced, and with 1 inch margins that follow the specific format outlined below:
The format for the case review:
1.Introduction to the case_ what is the case about? Why is it important?
2. Facts_ what are the facts of the case? Be specific about what happened in the case, and the procedural history of the case. What happened at the trial court? The reviewing court?
3. Issue_what is the issue before the court? Again, be specific. This should be a statement that clearly identifies what issue the court is addressing in this case.
4.Holding_What did the court decide? Do not put affirmed or reversed as the holding. What specifically did the court decide.
5. Rationale_ why did the court decide the case this way? Was there a decent? A concurring opinion? How many Justices voted with the majority? What were the reasons that different judges felt differently about parts of the case?
6. Case significance_ How did this case change the work of law enforcement or the criminal justice system? Why is it important that we study the specifics of this case?