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Concord Middle School Library

Welcome to the CMS Library

Resources

1st - Engel v. Vitale - religion in school
1st - Texas v. Johnson - freedom of speech/flag burning
1st - Skokie, IL- free speech march defending American Nazi Party
1st - Hazelwood - censorship/student rights
1st - Frederick v. Morse - student speech
1st - Tinker v. Des Moines - students' rights
1st - New York Times v U.S. - freedom of the press in times of war

 

4th - TLO - student search and seizure
4th - Terry v. Ohio - stop and frisk
4th - Katz v. United States (1967) - wiretap
4th - Mapp v. Ohio (1961) - search & seizure
4th - U.S. v Jones (2012) - GPS tracking

5th - Miranda v. Arizona  - defendant rights
5th - Salinas v. Texas - self-incrimination
5th -  Chavez v. Martinez - self-incrimination
 

8th - Furman v. Georgia - Greg v. Georgia
8th - Roper v. Simmons
8th - Atkins v. Virginia - mentally disabled and death penalty
8th - Ingraham v. Wright (1977)

Landmark Cases

Landmark Supreme Court Cases (2 volume set with summaries of cases)

Other relevant print sources:

We the Students: Supreme Court Cases For And About Students

Sensational Trials Of the 20th Century

New Jersey v. T.L.O.: Drug Searches In Schools

Miranda v. Arizona

Newsela (sign in with Google)

Specific Articles: 
Engel vs.Vitale
Tinker v. Des Moines
Explaining the 5th Amendment
The 8th Amendment

US History In Context (published by Gale)
Search for your specific case - type into search box.
no log in required

Research In Context (published by Gale)
Search for your specific case - type into search box.
no log in required

 

How to Cite Websites
    1. Select WEBSITE on MyBib
    2. Copy/paste the url into the search box
    3. Highlight the website 
    4. Add the date you accessed the website 
       CHECK THE INFORMATION TO BE SURE IT IS ACCURATE; ADD INFORMATION
       THAT IS MISSING
    5. Add your annotation
        (identify the source type, and provide a short description of the information this source
         will provide for your research)

link for video tutorial
website

How to Cite Online Databases
    1. Select MORE on MyBib
‚Äč    2. Select "Write/Paste Citation"
    3. Find the pre-made citation on the database page: highlight/copy the entire citation,
        including the url
    4. Paste the citation into the box provided in "Write/Paste Citation"
    5. Add your annotation 
       (identify the source type, and provide a short description of the information this source
        will provide for your research)

 

link for video tutorial
Online Database

 

How to Cite Books
    1. Select BOOK on MyBib
    2. Either enter the ISBN number in box provided to search for the book; OR select "enter
        manually"
    3. Using the ISBN number will auto-fill the fields, if the book is recognized and found
    4. Add your annotation 
       (identify the source type, and provide a short description of the information this source will provide for your research)


link for video tutorial
Books

 

How to Cite Videos
   1. Select VIDEO on MyBib
   2. Copy/paste the url into the search box
   3. Highlight the video
   4. Check for the author, date of publication CHECK THE INFO - MAKE SURE IT IS
       ACCURATE
   5. Add our annotation
       (identify the source type, and provide a short description of the information this source
        will provide for your research)


link for video tutorial
Video