Plessy v. Ferguson

"seperate but equal" is legal (1896)

Brown v. Board of Education

"seperate but equal" does not apply to education; policy override (1954)

Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg B.O.E

busing students is effective way to intergrate segregated school systems (1969)

Korematsu v. US

national security more important that natural rights

Heart of Atlanta Motel v. US

racial segregation of public facilites is unconstitutional

Marbury v. Madison

first decision to assert judicial review (1803)

McCulloch v. Maryland

Maryland law was unconstitutional; can't tax federal agency (1819)

Gibbons v. Ogden

Federal license always rules over state

Texas v. Johnson

flag burning

Bakke v. California Regents

reverse discrimination

Mapp v. Ohio

illegal search and seizure

Engel v. Vitale

prayer in school

Furman v. Georgia

capital punishment BANNED

Gregg v. Georgia

capital punishment REINSTATED

Miranda v. Arizona

"you have the right to remain silent"

Bethel School District v. Fraser

lewd speech to student body

Tinker v. Des Moines

armband protest

In Re Gault

juveniles get "due process!"

Hazelwood v. Kuhlmire

principal censures student newspaper

New Jersey v. T.L.O

teens and privacy at school

Gideon v. Wainwright

you have the right to a lawyer

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