Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
prepare written answers to the following questions.
(3 points) Read the excerpt from Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research v. U.S. case on page 95 of the textbook and answer the following questions. Does the Court decide what is the
interpretation of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code definition of a "student"? What is the legal issue in this case?
(3 points) Read the FCC v. Fox Television Stations case on page 103 and answer the following questions:
The U.S. Supreme Court reverses the lower court, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. The U.S. Supreme Court rules the FCC did not act "arbitrarily". Summarize in one or two paragraphs the
FCC justification for its decisions that the Court considers adequate to meet the standard.
The Supreme Court refuses to address the First Amendment free speech issues in this appeal. Do you agree with this approach, or does the Court simply avoid an important issue?
(3 points) What is the legal rationale used by the court in the American Airlines case on page 99? Why do the parties challenging the decision of the Department of Transportation argue that the
agency used "incorrect procedures" rather than "the agency made a poor decision in terms of the Dallas-Ft. Worth air transport market"?