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Supreme Court Cases

33 Most Important Supreme Court Cases (Randall)

Case NameYearAmendment(s) & Part
Abington Township v. Schempp 1963 1; Establishment Clause
Argensinger v. Hamlin 1972 6 & 14; Right to Counsel for Misdemeanors
Baker v. Carr 1962 14; Equal Protection Clause
Betts v. Vrady 1942 6 &14; Due Process
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas 1954 14; Equal Protection Clause
California v. Greenwood 1988 14; Illegal Evidence
Dred Scott v. Sandford 1857 14; Individual Rights
Engel v. Vitale 1962 1; Establishment Clause
Furman v. Georgia 1972 8; Capital Punishment
Gibbons v. Ogden 1824 Article 1, Section 8, Commerce Clause
Gideon v. Wainwright 1963 6; Right to Counsel
Gitlow v. New York 1925 1; Freedom of Speech
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeir 1988 1; Student Right of Press
In Re Gault 1966 14; Due Process Clause
Korematsu v. United States 1944 Article 2, Section 2, Presidential Powers and Duties & 15; Due Process Clause
Mapp v. Ohio 1961 4 & 14; Illegal evidence and Due Process Clause
Marbury v. Madison 1803 Article 3, Judicial Powers
McCullouch v. Maryland 1819 Article 1, Section 8, Neccessary and Proper Clause
Miranda v. Arizona 1966 5, 6, & 14; Rights of the Accused
Near v. Minnesota 1931 1; Freedom of Press
New Jersey v. T.L.O. 1985 4 & 14; Unreasonable Searches and Seizures
Olmstead v. United States 1928 4 & 5; Search and Seizure and Self Incrimination
Plessy v. Ferguson 1896 14; Equal Protection Clause
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke 1978 14; Equal Protection Clause
Roe v. Wade 1973 9; Right to Privacy
Schenck v. United States 1919 1; Freedom of Speech
South Dakota v. Opperman 1976 14; Search and Seizure
Texas v. Johnson 1989 1; Freedom of Speech
Tinker v. Des Moines School District 1969 1; Free/Symbolic Speech
United States v. Nixon 1974 Separation of Powers, Executive Privilege
United States v. Santana 1976 4; Search and Seizure
Wallace v. Jaffree 1985 1; Establishment Clause
Worcester v. Georgia 1832 5; Right to Property
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