THE SUPREME COURT CASE PROJECT
The Supreme Court Case Project requires writing a paper on a case that is currently facing the United States Supreme Court for the current term. See D2L for Supreme Course Case Project Help under “Content”. Select a case from the current term where the verdict has not been decided. The case must be current and undecided. This project will require an application of course objectives and research on the case. To earn points, answer the Supreme Court Case Project Questions.

LABEL THE SUPREME COURT CASE PROJECT QUESTIONS NUMERICALLY AND ALPHABETICALLY
Label each question numerically but do NOT write out the question. For example, start your paper with “1. A.”. You will lose 20% of the total points if you do not organize the paper.
WRITE A MINIMUM OF 2000 WORDS
As you answer the Supreme Court Case Project Questions, be mindful of the 2000-word requirement. Of course, you can write more than 2000 words. Add sufficient detail that supports each answer using the language and theories of the course. If your paper is less than 2000 words you will receive a reduction in points relative to your submission.
WRITE AN AUTHENTIC PAPER AND QUOTE THE TEXTBOOK
Do your own work. Plagiarism Detection Software is being used in the course. Use APA. Do not cite more than 20% of the paper or you will lose points. If 20% or more of your paper is from other sources, then it is not authentic and a reduction will be applied. You can check your draft paper by submitting it in the course in the Assignment box before the due date to review the Originality Report produced by Turnitin. Label your final paper as “Final”. Remember to quote with TWO full sentences from the current textbook using APA to earn points. Partial quotes or no citations earn zero points. There are 11 (two sentence) quotes required. An example of APA follows: (Miller, Essentials of the Legal Environment Today, 11e, 2016, p. 12) or (Author, Title, edition, year, and page number).
SUBMIT YOUR PAPER
Attach a file in the “Assignment” box under “Assessment” on the top ribbon in D2L by the due date. If your file will not open, it is the wrong paper, or it is unreadable, it will be marked “0”. You may email this work as an attachment only if there is a technical problem with D2L at the time it is due. Extensions will only be considered before the due date under extreme circumstances that can be substantiated. NO late work accepted.

KEY REQUIREMENTS OF THE SUPREME COURT CASE PROJECT
1. Read instructions carefully and ask questions where you need clarification or help.
2. Answer all Supreme Court Case Project Questions listed below. Use the current text book to quote. (No other format will be accepted.)
3. There are 11- TWO full sentence quotes from the text. You will lose 27 points each if the quote does not support your answer with APA citations Quotation marks will identify the quote. Partially quoted sentences earn zero points. Quotes will span the text.
3. Number each question. Do NOT type out question.
4. Write 2000 words or more in an authentically authored paper.
5. If you use any source, use APA citations are required.
Include a works cited page. Do not cite more than 20% of the paper or you will lose points.
6. Choose an acceptable file format listed on front page of the syllabus. NO LATE WORK.
7. Get paper in by due date in the “Assignment” box under “Assessment” on the top ribbon in D2L.

SUPREME COURT CASE PROJECT QUESTIONS-
1. A. Provide the history of the case. You will need to select and research a current case. See” Supreme Court Case Help” under “Content” in the course.
B. Describe the Decision and Reason of lower court decisions. Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.
C. Why are you interested in this case? Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.

2. A. Why is the US Supreme Court hearing this case in the upcoming months? Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.
B. What is the current precedent that is being challenged or the precedent being created?
Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.

3. A. State at least 2 other cases that are being used to argue the current case. Describe the cases. Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.
B. How will these cases be used to influence the outcome of the case?
Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.

4. Choose a chapter in the text book that the case most directly centers on your selected case. It can be more than 1 chapter. Integrate minimally 10 key terms in context on any aspect of the case. Do not provide definitions of terms but use them in application of the case discussion. Bold each term. This question cannot be integrated with other questions.

5. A. Select 5 justices and describe how they will individually vote on your case. http://www.supremecourt.gov/about/biographies.aspx
B. Based on your research, predict how the court will decide your case? Write the anticipated majority opinion selecting one justice for the narrative of the case selected. Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.
C. Write the anticipated concurring opinion selecting one justice for the narrative. Support your answer.
D. How would you alone rule on the case? Support your answer using the language of the course. Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.

6. A. What will be the long- term and short-term outcomes if the plaintiff wins? Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.
B. What will be the long- and short-term outcomes if the plaintiff loses? Quote the textbook with TWO full sentences to support your answer.

7. A. What did you learn in this assignment? Quote the text with TWO full sentences to support your answer.

8. Include a Reference Page. Your textbook must be listed as a reference.