Task Name: Phase 4 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 1,000–1,250 words
Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Address the following in 1,000–1,250 words:
Read and brief the following cases:
Edwards v. South Carolina, 372 U.S. 229 (1963)
Adderley v. Florida, 385 U.S. 39 (1966)
U.S. v. Wise, 221 F.3d 140 (5th Cir. 2000)
U.S. v. Bailey, 444 U.S. 394 (1980)
Your case brief should follow the format below:
Title: Title of the selected case
Facts: Summary of the events, court timeline, evidence, and so forth
Issues: Issues that were present in this case
Decisions: The court’s decision and the conclusion to the case
Reasoning: The rationale behind the final decision
Dissenting opinions: Any dissenting opinions, and an explanation of what they were and why they were raised
Define disorderly conduct. Explain why the protest of one group was upheld while the other was not.
Two angry students sent e-mails from Texas to government agencies, such as the FBI in California, U.S. Customs in New York, the ATF, the Secret Service, and the Correspondence Office of the President. The e-mails contained threats to blow up a building in protest over U.S. involvement in several controversial international issues. The students were arrested and charged with threats to use weapons of mass destruction. A search of the students’ homes and dormitories did not reveal any bomb making materials.
Will the government be successful and obtain a conviction? Explain your answer.
Inmate Grady was working during his shift on the landscape detail at a very large camp with no fences. He and some other prisoners had hidden some homemade moonshine under a rock. Inmate Grady drank the little bit of moonshine that was left. During inmate count, Officer Giles discovers that inmate Grady is missing. A search ensues, and the officers find inmate Grady down the street from the camp asleep under a tree. Inmate Grady argues that he got drunk and lost and could not find his way back to the dormitory.
What charges can be brought against inmate Grady? Explain in detail.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.