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2nd Semester Constitutional History Notes 1.docx

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Department
Law
Course
LAWS 2180
Professor
Alan Rogers
Semester
Fall

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2 Semester Constitutional History Notes: Wickard v. Filburn (1942) • Act • Small garden violated the act and exemplified the extent (high water mark) of the use of the commerce power by the Federal Government. West Virginia V. Barnette (1943) • Context: Justice Stone Caroline footnote number 4: that the court would get out of business of regulating economy and into the business of protecting civil rights. • About religion and rights of Jehovah Witnesses in a time of increasing nationalism. • WWII and Nazism are becoming prominent in the world and they would kill the Witnesses who refuse to obey Nazi laws. • Ohio man named Bailey created it: fundamental principle: it is right and all other religions are wrong. Other religions were enemies.Also believed that the created state, big business, and government are Satan and evil • From 1938 to 1944 45 Jehovah’s Witnesses were in front of supreme court, won 38 times: remarkable success. • Predecessor: Minersville Board of Education v. Gobitis (1940): Joseph Rutherford: radio broadcast that praised a refusal to salute the flag. The Board of Education decided to Expelled the Gobitis children until they agreed to salute the flag but was mandated by the state to be in school. Justice Frankfurter: disciple of Holmes: embraced the notion of judicial restraint: let them do what they want, it
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