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customary law that develops from judges' decision and is followed in situations not covered by existing law
power of the Supreme Court to determine whether a law passed by Congress or presidential action is constitutional
law based on the constitution and on Supreme Court decisions interpreting the Constitution
written statement by the US Supreme Court explaining its reasoning behind a particular decision
Brown v. Board of Education
Which court case reversed Plessy v. Ferguson and ruled segregation unconstitutional?
Miranda v. Arizona
Which Supreme Court case required that police inform the accused of their rights before questioned?
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