Second Amendment: D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago

The film “Second Amendment: D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago” examines the history of guns and gun ownership in our society from the Revolutionary War to modern times and the complicated debate over what the founders intended when they wrote the Second Amendment. Does it protect a right of individuals to keep and bear arms? Or is it a right that can be exercised only through militia organizations like the National Guard? 

U.S. v. Oakland Cannabis (2001)

Does a medical necessity exception to the Controlled Substances Act’s prohibition on the manufacture and distribution of various drugs exist? This case summary shows how the Supreme Court answered this question in 2001.

Grades 12, 9, 10, 11
Judicial Branch/Supreme Court
Research (Digests of Primary Sources)