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Last reply by: Professor Jibin Park
Sat May 16, 2015 10:55 AM

Post by Kathleen Etzel on May 6, 2015

I don't know if this will be helpful for anyone, but I have a (hopefully) clever way to remember which case halted and reinstated the death penalty respectively:  there are no G's in the name Furman but there are three G's in Gregg.  Since the problem with the death penalty dealt with a lack of standardized rules for implementing the punishment, it is a good thing that there are five G's in the name Gregg v. Georgia because it is a standard letter for the title.

Again, call me crazy if it doesn't make a lick of sense, but if it helps, go with it! :)

The Bill of Rights, Part II

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:18
  • Sixth Amendment - Public and Speedy Trial 2:17
    • Sixth Amendment
    • Barker v. Wingo (1972)
    • Sheppard v. Maxwell (1966)
    • Powell v. Alabama (1932)
  • Seventh Amendment 5:30
    • Seventh Amendment
    • Civil cases Are Not Heard in Federal Courts
    • Never Incorporated and Applied to States
    • Mystery Surrounding the 'Twenty Dollar' Clause
  • Eighth Amendment 7:56
    • Eighth Amendment
    • Inspired by Titus Oates Case
    • Furman v. Georgia (1972)
    • Miller v. Alabama (2012)
  • Ninth Amendment 13:01
    • Ninth Amendment
    • Roe v. Wade (1973)
    • Rights in the First Eight Amendments is Not an All-Encompassing List of Rights
    • Set of Rights Yet to be Discovered That No Constitution Can Specifically List
  • Tenth Amendment 15:21
    • Tenth Amendment
    • Commerce Clause Used to Justify the Use of Federal Government
    • United States v. Lopez
  • Example 1 19:16
  • Example 2 20:34
  • Example 3 23:08
  • Example 4 26:06