This is the third part of your Course Project. You will demonstrate your skills at grasping the essence of a case and its basis in the Constitution.

Instructions:

Read Carpenter v. United States, 585 U.S. ____ (2018), located in the “Readings and Resources.”

To the best of your ability, in your own words, write out write out the Court’s analysis and rationale for its decision:

1. HowdidCourtinterpretthepartoftheConstitutionitbaseditsdecisionon,and why?

2. Whydiditreachthedecisionthatitdid?
3. WhatisatleastonepreviousdecisionthattheCourtrelieduponinreachingits

conclusion?

Requirements:

  • Length and format requirements for this assignment are more than 1 page, but not to exceed 2 pages (not including title or reference pages), double spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman font.
  • APA format, including proper legal citation for the case you are writing about.

o Ex: “Gerald Mitchell was convicted of DUI based partly on evidence showing that his blood-alcohol level was above Wisconsin’s legal limit. Mitchell v. Wisconsin, 588 U.S. ___ (2019). Mr. Mitchell’s blood was drawn while he was unconscious. Id. Mr. Mitchell asked the Supreme Court to suppress this evidence against him claiming that the blood was drawn in violation of his Fourth Amendment rights. Id.