Graham v. Connor

Following is the case brief for Graham v. Connor, 490 U.S. 386 (1989). Case Summary of Graham v. Connor Petitioner Graham had an oncoming insulin reaction because of his diabetes.  Respondent Connor and other respondent police officers perceived his behavior as suspicious.  In conducting an investigatory stop, the officers inflicted multiple injuries on Graham. The lower courts used a “substantive […]

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Marbury v. Madison

Following is the case brief for Marbury v. Madison, United States Supreme Court, (1803) Case Summary of Marbury v. Madison Madison failed to finalize the former president’s appointment of William Marbury as Justice of the Peace. Marbury directly petitioned the Supreme Court for an equitable remedy in the form of a writ of mandamus. The Supreme Court held that although Marbury was […]

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