1st Bill Of Rights

Lanice Anderson per.7

1st bill of rights

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof or abridging the freedom of speech of the press or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances.

Court Case

New York times co. vs. united states in 1971 wanted to block the N.Y. times from publishing a report that revealed internal government strategies leading up to the Vietnam war.Governments argument:publication of the report could be a threat to national security. News paper argues it will not threaten security the newspaper won.

My court case

Sally Stevenson vs. MISD Stevenson was praying during a lesson .her teacher and the principal both argued that she was disrupting class.The court ruled in favor of sally Stevenson ,Because she was too young to understand.