Issue 2

 

Articles

Using Supreme Court Cases and Primary Sources as Narrative in the Social Studies Classroom

Raymond and Keith Haynes, unemployed and far from model citizens, sat in the Gay Tavern in Spokane, Washington, drinking from early morning until late evening on December 19, 1957. Their conversation and decision to rob a gas station, as well as Raymond’s subsequent treatment by the Spokane Police Department, would ultimately become legal history in the landmark case, Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966).

19th Amendment Centennial of Women's Right to Vote

The centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment gives state and local bar associations, lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, educators and civic organizations the opportunity to celebrate 100 years of women’s constitutional right to vote, to educate the public about the Nineteenth Amendment and the battle for women’s suffrage, and to promote law that ensures women’s full and equal exercise of their right to vote and to participate in our democracy.