The Supreme Court

The following post has two assignments namely;

1.The Supreme Court Assignment

Supreme Court Justices and their biographies are on the site ITI’ Chicago – Kent College of Law. Site also
includes court cases. Pick a justice and discuss their background. Read the textbook about Selection of
Federal Judges and Policy-making and the Courts. Does the justice display judicial activism or judicial
restraint. Look over Landmark Cases site and the US Courts government site and discuss a case that caught
your interest.

2.Financial Instruments

Question#‘l:

How have financial instruments changed over the last 50 years? Describe the changes and what significant
laws and/or events motivated these changes.

Question#2:

If a firm requires $200 million in external financing, should it issue new debt or new equity? Explain why.

If equity financing is not an alternative. how much debt should the firm issue?

How does the firm’s financing today impact its financial position in the future?