AP Gov SCOTUS Required Cases
Terms in this set (15)
Citizens United v. FEC (2010)
Ruled that spending money on one's own campaign is a form of constitutionally protected free speech
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Established judicial review.
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
Supremacy of the national government; can use implied powers
Engel v. Vitale (1962)
Struck down state-sponsored prayer in public schools
Schenck v. United States (1919)
Free speech could be limited when it presents a "clear and present danger."
New York Times v. United States (1971)
Claiming national security reasons does not automatically justify prior restraint.
Baker v. Carr (1962)
Legislative districts must be roughly equal in population.
McDonald v. Chicago (2010)
The 2nd amendment extends to states.
Gideon v. Wrainwright (1963)
Sixth Amendment right-to-counsel provision applies to states
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)
Racially segregated schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the fourteenth amendment.
Roe v. Wade (1973)
Abortion is protected by the right to privacy implied by the Bill of Rights
Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
Symbolic speech is protected speech and students do not shed all rights at the door.
Shaw v. Reno (1994)
Race can be considered in drawing district house lines but not in order to dilute house representation. NO RACIAL GERRYMANDERING.
Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)
States must show compelling interest to stop a religious practice. Compulsory school after 16 is not one.
US v. Lopez (1995)
The Court ruled that Congress did not have the authority under the Commerce Clause to outlaw guns near schools.