American Legal History

Respond to each question with 5 paragraphs in length.

1. 1.    Evaluate the importance of HISTORICAL CONTEXT in ONE of the following cases:
    Korematsu v. United States (1944)
    Dennis v. United States (1951)
    Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
    Yates v. United States (1957)
    Boumediene v. Bush (2008)

2. To what extent did the Supreme Courts interpretation of the commerce clause protect American workers from the abuses by American industry? (Incorporate both the Gilded Age and the New Deal in your response.  Reference at least THREE cases in your response.)

3. 5.    Evaluate the validity of the following statement in the context of the Cold War.  Confine your response to the historical period from 1945 to 1991. (Reference at least THREE cases in your response.)

In times of panic, we fear freedom. 

Only use the material I provided in your responses.