EDUC Law.txt

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  1. In the US, who has plenary power over public education.
    State Gov't
  2. Sweezy v. New Hampshire (1957)
    US Supreme Court case dealing with the "due process clause".  Justice Frankfurter discussed the delicate balance between the rights of an individual to political privacy and the rights of the state to self-protection.
  3. Who were Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau?
    Philosophers who advanced the social contract theory.
  4. What is the social contract theory?
    • 1. Societies ruled by the consent of the governed and not by one who had the potential for becoming autocratic
    • 2. Individuals-certain rights, which include life, liberty and property.
    • 3. state's existence-protect these rts better than the individual could on their own
    • 4. Individuals give up the freedom they have in nature and the gov't guarantee agains arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable denial of ind. rights(life,liberty,prop)
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EDUC Law.txt
Chapter 1 cases and info
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