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Bell Ringer: Deliberation- Matal v. Tam "So, For Another Day on Which Theory of the First Amendment Will Control in these Kinds of Cases"

"So, For Another Day on Which Theory of the First Amendment Will Control in these Kinds of Cases"

William Consovoy, Constitutional & Appellate Law attorney, discusses the two different opinions authored by SCOTUS justices in Matal v. Tam.

Description

William Consovoy, Constitutional & Appellate Law attorney, discusses the two different opinions authored by SCOTUS justices in Matal v. Tam.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How did Justice Alito, in the opinion joined by Justices Roberts, Thomas, and Breyer, approach the Matal v. Tam ruling?
  • How did Justice Kennedy, in the opinion joined by Justices Ginsberg, Kagan, and Sotomayor, approach the ruling?
  • Which approach do you find more valid or persuasive? Why?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • 1st Amendment
    • Government Speech
    • Public Forum
    • Statute
    • Subsidy
    • Supreme Court
    • Trademark
    • Viewpoint Discrimination

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesSupreme Court Cases

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh School