1970s & 1880s
1980s
1990s
2000s
Judicial Activism

100

H.S. Diploma & Intelligence Test
Griggs et al v. Duke Power Co., 1971

100

Cardona v. American Exp., 1989
What are the facts of this case? A: The company favored the promotion of Cuban employees over a Columbian employee argues P. D argued that descrimination cannot occur between two Latina/os or Hispanics.

100

Title VII
What is Title VII? A: Secures equal protection in the work force.

100

Gonzales v. Reno, 2000
What is the issue in this case? A: Can a six year old child apply for political asylum without parental consent?

100

Claims that U.S. Supreme Court used Judicial Activism
Who claims this? A: Judge Ochoa

200

Espinoza v. Farah Mfg. Co, 1973
What is the issue of this case? A: Does the refusal to hire a Legal Permanent Resident violates title VII?

200

Does prohibiting an employee from wearing "corn rows" violates title VII and 42 U.S.C. 1981?
What is the name of this case? A: Rogers v. American Airlines, 1981.

200

Descriminated for his Cuban background in Texas.
What case dealt with this issue? A: Machado v. Goodman Manuf. Co., 1997.

200

Debates if an undocumented employee can recieve back-pay.
What case deals with this question? A: Hoffman Pastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB, 2002.

200

Controversy on Judicial Activism
What case created this controversy? A: Griggs v. Duke Power Co.

300

Accused of theft and fired, unlike white employees.
What is the name of this case? A: Manzanares v. Safeway Stores, Inc., 1979

300

"separate but equal" treatment in the work force
What case deals with this topic? A: WArds Cove Packing Co., Inc. v. Atonio Et al, 1989

300

Employer claimed he was unawared of descrimatory treatment of an employee, even when it happen in meetings he was at.
Who argued this and in what case? A: Lopez in Lopez v. Union Tank Car Co, 1998.

300

"English only" policies can create a hostile work enviroment.
What case argues this? A: Rivera v. College of DuPage, 2006.

300

Burden by their "judicial activist" decission in Griggs v. Duke Power Co.
After the 5-4 decision in Griggs v. Duke Power, who now has the burden to persuade the trier of fact? A: The employee.

400

U.S. v. Brignoni-Ponce, 1975
What is the issue of this case? A: Can a car be stop by a border patrol under the only suspecion that the driver and/or passengers are "Mexican"?

400

Hair style can reflect a "cultural and historical essence."
Who argued that and in what case? A: Rogers in Rogers v. American Airlines, 1981.

400

Relocated to Texas and then moved back to Maimi because of hostile enviroment in his employment.
Who had to do this and in what case this was brought up? A: Machado in Machado v. Goodman Manuf. Co., 1997.

400

Aguirre-Cervantes v. INS, 2001
What is this case about? A: It is about domestic violence Mexican victims and their eligibility for political asylum.

400

Judicial Activism Theory
What does the judicial activism theory says according to Judge Ochoa? A: "Judges should only concern themselves with whether laws written by the legislature are constitutional. If judges go beyond this role, they are engaging in judicial activism" (Reader, 441).

500

Chae Chan Ping v. U.S., 1889
What are the facts of this case? A: P had a permit to return to the U.S. upon his departure. But in his absence legislation changed and he was denied re-entry to the US.

500

Salmon Canneries employees
What case included this employees? A: Wards Cove Packing, et al v. Atonio et al, 1989.

500

Victim of Racial Insults and fired regardless of his high evaluations by supervisors.
What case brought this issue to court? A: Lopez v. Union Tank Car Co., 1998.

500

City decides to disregard tests conducted for promotion.
What case deals with this issue? A: Frank Ricci, et al v. John Destefano et al, 2009.

500

Justice John Paul Stevens
What did he say on his opinion on the Griggs v. Duke Power case in relation to Judicial Activism? A: "I cannot join this latest sojourn into judicial activism." (Reader 441).