Freedom of Assembly | BRI’s Homework Help Series
Why is the freedom of assembly an essential right in a free society? Our Homework Help video explores why the Founders included it in the First Amendment as well as the landmark Supreme Court cases involving it.
Freedom of Assembly Viewing Guide
Viewing guide for the Freedom of Assembly Homework Help video.
Freedom of Assembly Viewing Guide Answer Key
Answer key for Freedom of Assembly viewing guide.
Freedom of Assembly Clause: Edwards v. South Carolina Case Excerpts
The First and Fourteenth Amendments protect assembly, but what kind of assembly are they referring to? To explore this question Josh Schmid is joined by Dr. Joshua Dunn as they explore the Supreme Court Case of Edwards v. South Carolina, which questioned whether government officials had a right to force a peaceful protest to disperse. What impact does this case have in the modern day?
Edwards v. South Carolina (1963)
This Landmark Supreme Court Cases and the Constitution focuses on the Civil Rights Movement case Edwards v. South Carolina (1963).
The Bill of Rights and the Tragedy of the Arizona Shooting
On Saturday, January 8, 2011, Jared Loughner allegedly killed six people and critically wounded many others in Tucson, Arizona, in what is believed to have been an assassination attempt on U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. The victims of the massacre included a federal court judge and a nine year old girl. Reactions to events have potential implications for many of the protections in the United States Bill of Rights. This eLesson explores the events in Arizona as they relate to freedom of speech, assembly, and press, the right to keep and bear arms, criminal procedure, and due process.