Peter Yacobucci, associate professor of political science, will present a preview of the U.S. Supreme Court's October 2015 term. All members of the Buffalo State community are invited to attend. The cases under consideration by the Supreme Court this term include:
The importance of race or ethnicity in university admissions and financial aid decisions
The requirement of union dues in employment contracts
Retroactively applying the court's prohibition on life sentences without parole for juveniles
The general constitutionality and various applications of the death penalty
The inherent cruelty of solitary confinement of prisoners
Warrantless police searches of cell phones and other electronic communication devices
The limits of voting rights based on race or ethnicity and the equality of voting districts
Please join our campus community to enjoy this interactive and informative presentation.
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