First, research a current event (from the last month). The event/news story/crime should relate to a topic we have studied in class thus far.
Read the article and become familiar with the facts of what happened. Then download and fill out the current event form found here: (I uploaded the form).
the rule of legality.
bills of attainder and ex post facto laws.
statutory clarity and know the legal test for identifying laws that are void for vagueness.
the three levels of scrutiny under the Equal Protection Clause.
the importance of freedom of expression and the categories of expression that are not protected by the First Amendment.
the constitutional basis for the right to privacy and the type of acts that are protected within the “zone of privacy.”
the meaning of the Second Amendment right to bear arms.