Applying Precedents is a SCOTUS case study strategy in which students explore a comparison case and a precedent case. By analyzing case information, they determine how similar or different the cases are from each other and how, in their opinion, the precedent should apply to the decision in the comparison case.
This classroom-ready activity compares Obergefell v. Hodges (comparison case) to Loving v. Virginia, Baker v. Nelson, Romer v. Evans, and Windsor v. United States (precedent cases). An answer key is included.
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