Marbury v. Madison
is a landmark case in United States law. It formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the United States under Article III of the Constitution.
Mculloch v. Maryland
was a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States.
Gibbons v. Ogden
was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the power to regulate interstate commerce
Plessy v. Ferguson
is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in private businesses
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court that declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students and denying black children equal educational opportunities unconstitutional.
The Heart of Atlanta Motel, Inc v. U.S.
upheld the civil rights act of 1964.Prohibits racial discrimination in terms of service and employment.
Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
districts may bus students to other districts to end the pattern of all black or all white schools.
Korematsu v. U.S.
Mapp v. Ohio
Gideon v. Wainwright
Gideon was accused of robbery and the judge refused to appoint a free attorney. Poor Defendents in a criminal case have the right to a state-paid attorney under the 6th amendment.
Miranda v. Arizona
Texas v. Johnson
Tinker v. Des Moines School District
New Jersey v. T.L.O.
Furman v. Georgia
halted all death penalties due tot he cruel and unusual punishment clause. state had to rewrite their death penalty statue to comply.
Gregg v. Georgia
U.S. v. Nixon
Nixon must not inhibit a criminal case. No one even the pres. is above the law. Nixon told he must hand over tapes of oval office.due to implications to a criminal case.
Scott v. Sanford