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from [livejournal.com profile] nmalfoy

as was demonstrated in an interview with katie couric, sarah palin is unable to name any supreme court case other than roe v. wade.

the rules: post info about ONE supreme court decision, modern or historic, to your lj. (any decision, as long as it's not roe v. wade.)


okay, i know i haven't posted in forever, but i couldn't resist this meme. one of my absolute favorites:

hustler magazine, inc vs. jerry falwell: in order to protect the free flow of ideas and opinions on matters of public interest and concern, the first and fourteenth amendments prohibit public figures and public officials from recovering damages for the tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress by reason of the publication of a caricature (such as the ad parody at issue) without showing in addition that the publication contains a false statement of fact which was made with "actual malice," i.e., with knowledge that the statement was false or with reckless disregard as to whether or not it was true.

Date: 2008-10-02 01:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] reginaspina.livejournal.com
Heh! This is a great meme :D How about "Brown v. Board of Education" or "Miranda vs. Arizona." (I guess civil rights are not such a strong suit with Palin? :P)

Date: 2008-10-02 06:44 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] enkeli.livejournal.com
ooh, miranda! that's a good one!

and yeah, i love supreme court cases! regardless of what i thought of the katie couric interview (big train wreck or biggest train wreck?), i couldn't resist the opportunity to participate in this one.

Date: 2008-10-02 02:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ixchelmala.livejournal.com
OMG... I was just reading the wiki article and this excerpt had me and [livejournal.com profile] hp_speculation in stitches:

"Before trial, the court granted Flynt's motion for summary judgment on the invasion of privacy claim....

Date: 2008-10-02 06:45 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] enkeli.livejournal.com
okay, context is usually helpful, m'dear. :)

Date: 2008-10-02 04:15 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sunbrae.livejournal.com
That's funny.

Date: 2008-10-02 06:46 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] enkeli.livejournal.com
which? the case? or the fake campari ad? the fake campari ad was brilliant! :)

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