Looking for a fun and easy way to remember the holding of a particular constitutional law case or the meaning of one of the constitutional amendments? Then check out Supreme Court Haiku.
This website provides concise summaries of recent and historical Supreme Court decisions in 17-syllable haiku form. Here, for example, is the haiku for Texas v. Johnson (1989):
Burning of the flag
First Amendment protection
and Lochner v. New York (1905):
Bakers’ hours cap
Violated due process
Freedom of contract
It also provides haikus of constitutional amendments. The 22nd Amendment is summed up as follows:
No more may a President
Serve more than two terms
Profiles of current and past justices are provided in haiku form as well.