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barron v. baltimore
supports the idea that the bill of rights restraints the federal government only, not state or local government
gideon v. wainwright
supreme court ordered states to provide lawyers for everyone accused of a felony
gregg v. georgia
said death penalty is "an extreme sanction, suitable to the most extreme of crimes" use in very "extreme crimes," not petty!
griswold v. connecticut
supreme court said that various parts of the bill of rights casts "penumbras" that protect the right to privacy
mccleskey v. kemp
said death penalty was constitutional and didn't violate 14th amendment because minority defendants were more likely to get death than white ones
new york times v. sullivan
against a "private person," just need to show defamatory false hood and author was negligent
osborne v. ohio
states may protect children from obscenity, but adults must have legal access to the same materials
school district of abington township, pennsylvania v. schempp
recitation of bible passages in public schools violated the establishment clause
zelman v. simmons-harris
supreme court allowed some families to use vouchers to pay tuition at religious schools
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