Supreme Court Case U.S. V Nixon

Side 1: Nixon

Nixon placed a tape recorder in the oval office, and refused to release the tapes to the public

Side 2: U.S.

The United States as a whole wanted Nixon to release the tapes for public information.

Supreme Court Decision

The decision was unanimous against Nixon.

How did this affect the laws of the country

The Supreme Court deemed that the Executive Power is not above the law.

How did this affect the culture of the country

The government is not free of corruption and the President is not above the law.

Citations

ANDREA DRUSCH and WILLIAM BERGSTROM | 06/28/2012. "21 Landmark SCOTUS Rulings - 16 of 21." 21 Landmark SCOTUS Rulings - Photos - 16 of 21 - POLITICO.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2017.

"Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court." United States v. Nixon | Www.streetlaw.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2017.

"United State's Vs. Nixon." Ms. Coursin's Civics Website. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2017.

"What Was the Impact of United States v. Nixon?" Image. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2017.

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