Criminal Constitutional law and corrections

To increase your knowledge of criminal Constitutional law and corrections, please answer the following questions. 1. Summarize the landmark cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in the 1960s and 1970s. Hint: Six are discussed on page 84 of your book. Locate each of these cases online. You can find them at:, or For each of the cases you identified, discuss which Constitutional Amendment was under scrutiny in each case. 2. Johnson v. Avery set forth the rule that prisoners are to be provided legal assistance in preparing habeas corpus proceedings. Explain a writ of habeas corpus. What are the most common reasons prisoners file habeas corpus writs? Johnson v. Avery can be located at: