21 terms

Court Cases

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