Supreme Court Case Study
Media Center Research:
Presentations:

Choose one Supreme Court case from approved list provided in class.
Download the format below from Edline.
Each bullet must be answered in a complete sentence. Punctuation and spelling will be part of the grade. [10 points each]
Attach Citation sheet (Noodletools). [20 points]
Class presentation. [20 points]

References will be cited by using Noodletools – MLA Advance.
Two sources must be cited. You will investigate your case by using www.oyez.org, www.landmarkcases.org, www.billofrightsinstitute.org, www.lawschool.cornell.edu. and/or the book Supreme Court Drama, etc.
One source must be from an approved website (listed above) and the other source from an electronic database (Gale Virtual Reference Library) or resource book.

Student Name: _Eric Czmyr_ Period: _2__

Supreme Court Case Title:_Griswold v. Connecticut__ Date: _11/20/14__

Case Facts:
Petitioner (name of who is bringing the case to court) or Appellant.
[Include background: Life, Age, Photo, Occupation, Location, etc.]
Estelle Griswold, 65 years old, worked at New Haven Planned Parenthood

Respondent (name of who is defending the case) or Appellee.
[Include background: Logo, Photo, Map, etc.]

Summary of Case (what happened in the case – write the details of the case)
A summary means it is written in your own words. ONE PARAGRAPH.
[Include: Date of Hearing Oral Arguments, Time period, Data, etc.] Argued: March 29-30, 1965 Decided: Monday, June 7, 1965
Griswold was the Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut. Both she and the Medical Director for the League gave information, instruction, and other medical advice to married couples concerning birth control. Griswold and her colleague were convicted under a Connecticut law which criminalized the provision of counseling, and other medical treatment, to married persons for purposes of preventing conception. Together, the First, Third,



References: [Include: Date of Hearing Oral Arguments, Time period, Data, etc.] Argued: March 29-30, 1965 Decided: Monday, June 7, 1965 Griswold was the Executive Director of the Planned Parenthood League of Connecticut Decided: Monday, June 7, 1965 Ruling of the court (what did the court decide about this case)

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