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Supreme Court Cases II

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Miranda v Arizona
Protects Rights of Arrested Citizens
Roe v Wade
Protects women's rights to abortion
US v Nixon
The president is not protected by executive privilege when a crime is being investigated
Scheneck v US
Upholds federal authority to restrict rights when a clear and present danger to national security exists
Korematsu v US
Upholds federal authority to detain Japanese Americans in the name of national security
Engel v Vitale
Restricts use of Prayer in school
Furman v Georgia
Declares death penalty unconstitutional
Board of Regents v Bakke
Declares racial based quotas to be reverse discrimination
Insular Cases
Constitutional rights do not automatically accompany annexation
US v Northern Securities Co
Upholds federal authority to use Sherman Anti Trust Act
TN v Scopes
The "monkey" trial pitting evolution against fundamentalists
Schechter Poultry v US
Overturns provisions of FDR's NIRA programs
US v Butler
Overturns provisions of FDR's AAA programs
Smith v Allwright
Declares racial restrictions on primary voting unconstitutional.
Dennis v US
Upholds federal authority to detain communists in the name of national security
Brown v Board of Education
Overturns Plessy decision
Reynolds v Sims
Upholds need for legislative reapportionment to protect "one person, one vote"
Milliken v Bradley
Modifies Charlotte decision and prohibits busing across school district lines