Monday, February 22, 2016

Only five Republicans remain in the Presidential race - 2/22/2016


HOMEWORK: Finish "Judicial Review in Action" assignment and successfully email your post to the correct class period's blog. It is due at 11:59pm tonight.

TODAY'S AGENDA
1. In today's election news . . .

  • Clinton wins in Nevada caucuses, Trump wins South Carolina primary on Saturday
  • Jeb Bush calls it quits after South Carolina
  • Full primary/caucus schedule HERE
  • Mr. Ippolito's prediction: Dr. Carson will suspend his campaign this week

2. Judicial Review in Action - 
  1. Think again about what "judicial review" is. What is that power?
  2. Research a case that interests you from one of these lists. Make sure you could successfully complete the phrase, "This case is a great example of judicial review because . . ."
    1. http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/completelist/0,29569,2036448,00.html
    2. http://time.com/4055934/best-supreme-court-decisions/
    3. http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/21/us/top-u-s-supreme-court-decisions-fast-facts/
    4. https://www.constitutionfacts.com/content/supremecourt/files/supremecourt_landmarkcases.pdf
    5. Pick a case other than "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" or Marbury v. Madison
  3. Create a digital poster in Google Drawings that includes the following:
    1. Your first and last name
    2. A picture that represents the Supreme Court case you chose
    3. The name of the case (make sure you underline or italicize the names of all Supreme Court cases)
    4. A short description of what the case was about
    5. Complete this sentence: "This case is a great example of judicial review because . . ."
  4. Send that digital poster as an attachment in JPG or PNG format to the correct email address:
    1. A Period - rippolito2.adams@blogger.com
    2. B Period - rippolito2.boston@blogger.com
    3. C Period - rippolito2.chicago@blogger.com
    4. D Period - rippolito2.denver@blogger.com





Finally, if you have time, play the CNN Presidential Matchmaker

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