• Air-Traffic controllers strike

    The union declared a strike, seeking better working conditions, better pay and a 32-hour workweek.
  • Equal Access Act

    A United States federal law passed in 1984 to compel federally-funded secondary schools to provide equal access to extracurricular clubs.
  • Iran-Contra Scandal

    It was a political scandal in the United States which came to light in November 1986, during the Reagan administration, in which senior US figures agreed to facilitate the sale of arms to Iran
  • Gramm-Rudman-Holling Act

    A law that provided for automatic spending cuts to take effect if the president and Congress failed to reach established targets.
  • Westside Community school district v Mergens

    Allowing students to meet in noncurricular clubs on campus and discuss religion is constitutional because it does not amount to state sponsership of a religion.
  • Reno v ACLU

    1996 Federal Communication decency Act violated the 1st Amendment by not clearly describing which internet material were "indecent."
  • Mitchell v Helms

    A federal lase providing funds for educational materials to public and private schools does not violate the 1st Amendment.
  • Bush v. Gore

    The Supreme Court held that the Florida Supreme Court's plan for recounting ballots was unconstitutional.