• Equal Acces Act

    The Act provides that if a school receives federal aid and has limited open forum or at least one student-led non-curriculum club that meets outside of class time, it must allow additional such clubs to be organized, and must give them equal access to meeting spaces and school publications
  • Air-Traffic controllers strike

    The air traffic controllers' strike of 1981 has been viewed as one of the major labor strikes in recent history.
  • Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act

    The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
  • Iran-Contra Scandal

    political scandal in the United States that came to light in November 1986
  • Westsdie Communnity School District V. Mergens

    case involving a school district's ability to hold classes on Bible study after school.
  • Reno V. Aclu

    case, in which all nine Justices of the Court voted to strike down anti-indecency provisions of the Communications Decency Act (the CDA), finding they violated the freedom of speech
  • Mitchell V. Helms

    Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 provides for the allocation of funds for educational materials and equipment, including library materials and computer software and hardware, to public and private elementary and secondary schools to implement "secular, neutral, and nonideological" programs
  • Bush V. Gore

    the landmark United States Supreme Court decision that effectively resolved the 2000 presidential election in favor of George W. Bush.