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

100

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

100

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.
Cardona v. American Exp., 1989

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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"?
U.S. v. Brignoni-Ponce, 1975

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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).
Judicial Activism Theory

500

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.
Chae Chan Ping v. U.S., 1889

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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).
Justice John Paul Stevens

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