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Topics: Brown v. Board of Education, United States, House of Lords Pages: 2 (523 words) Published: April 2, 2013
Assignments for Students:
Team Homework No.1:
1. Write a case summary of Donoghue v. Stevenson [1932] A.C. 562 (House of Lords). The summary must not exceed 500 words. 2. Write a case summary of Jackson v. Drake University, 778 F. Supp. 1490 (S.D. Iowa 1991). The summary must not exceed 500 words. 3. Explain the basic rules of vertical and horizontal stare decisis. Team Homework No.2:

1. Present two judgements from the same case - Donoghue v. Stevenson [1932] A.C. 562 (House of Lords) - one majority and one dissenting. Answer the question: Which one you prefer and why? 2. Present two judgements from the same case - Escola v. Coca Cola, 24 Cal.2d 453 [1944] - one majority and one dissenting. Answer the question: Which one you prefer and why? 3. Read Balfour v. Balfour [1919], then:

- Comment on whether you agree with the legal reasoning of parties? the findings of the court? Why? - State what legal issues and the ways in which the issues were or were not resolved? - Recommend any other legal reasoning or findings possible.

4. Read Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483, 74 S. Ct. 686, 98 L. Ed. 873 [1954], then: - Comment on whether you agree with the legal reasoning of parties? the findings of the court? Why? - State what legal issues and the ways in which the issues were or were not resolved? - Recommend any other legal reasoning or findings possible.

Individual Homework:
1. Present two judgements from the same case - PT Soonlee Metalindo Perkasa v. Synergy Shipping Pte Ltd (Freighter Services Pte Ltd, Third Party) - [2007] SGHC 121 (27 July 2007) - one majority and one dissenting. Answer the question: which one you prefer and why? 2. Present two judgements from the same case - Jackson v. Drake University, 778 F. Supp. 1490 (S.D. Iowa 1991) - one majority and one dissenting. Answer the question: which one you prefer and why? 3. Present two judgements from the same case - Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, 377 U.S. 218 [1964] - one...
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