Decision (how was that legal issue decided?)
Using the following format (INCLUDING HEADINGS), brief the U.S. Supreme Court case, Barker v. Wingo and submit:
A. Facts of case (Summarize the pertinent facts carefully yet succinctly. Include only those facts that will give the reader enough information to allow him or her to understand the meaning of the case without overwhelming the reader. Include pertinent points that will lead reader to understand legal perspectives.)
B. Legal question (What was the primary issue of law that was addressed in this case?)
C. Decision (How was that legal issue decided?)
D. Reasoning of the Court (What was the rationale? What reasoning did the majority justices use in reaching their decision and what points did the dissenting justices make? How close was the decision?)
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You can find the case at this link: http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=US&vol=407&invol=514