History 545 Case Brief

 Full Citation of Case:

 Facts of the Case (brief explanation of what happened):

 

  

 

 

 

Relevant Historical Background and Context:

 

  

 

 

 

 

Issues of the Case (what the Court must decide):

 

 

  

 

 

Relevant precedents (what parts of Constitution and what previous cases did the Justices consider):

 

 

 

 

Courtís Decision (include vote as well as any action Court mandated):

 

 

 

 

Courtís Reasoning (how did they justify their ruling):

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notable Concurrent or Dissenting Opinions (if any):