Howes v. Fields
For this discussion:
Â· Visit Howes v. Fields page (link given in the resources) on Oyez.
Â· Click Oral Argument â€“ October 04, 2011 under Media.
Â· Listen to the first 4 minutes of oral argument with Attorney Bursch and Justice Sonia Sotomayor to set the tone for the basis of this case.
Â· Click Opinion Announcement â€“ February 21, 2012 under Media.
Â· Listen to the Opinion Announcement.
Â· Do any additional research that you feel is necessary for the case of Howes v. Fields using the Oyez Web site or the Capella Library.
In your main post:
Â· Summarize the background of Howes v. Fields and the court decision.
Â· Explain the effect Howes v. Fields might have on a correctional officer in the performance of his or her job.
Â· Describe how an inmate might use the decision in Howes v. Fields to his or her advantage.
Â· Outline how a correctional officer might use the decision in Howes v. Fields to his or her advantage.