Assignment 1: The Bill of Rights and the Supreme Court

Assignment 1: The Bill of Rights and the Supreme Court

In this essay you will explain how the structure of the federal system affects the application of the Bill of Rights, describing how the Supreme Court has used the Fourteenth Amendment to expand coverage throughout the federal system. Discuss the due-process clause and the incorporation doctrine. Your essay should be 2-3 pages in length and incorporate classroom as well as outside resources and be formally formatted to include a bibliography of those resources (APA or MLA style).