• Air-traffic contollers strike

    When thousands of air-traffic controllers went on strike is when Ronald Reagan reused to negotiate with PATCO and the workers striking were fired for violating a law forbiding them to strike.
  • Equal Access Act

    Required public secondary schools to allow any group equal access to school facilities.
  • Iran-Contra scandal

    Political scandal under President Reagan involving the use of money from secret arms sales to Iran to illegaly support the Contras in Nicaragua.
  • Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act

    The first binding constraint imposed on federal spending, and its spending caps have become part of every subsequent U.S. budget.
  • 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 Communications decency Act violated the 1st Amendment by not clearly describing which internet material were "indecent."
  • Mitchell v. Helms

    A federal law 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.