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Supreme Court Cases

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Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) * Melville Fuller * Man bought first class ticket, but condemned for sitteing in all white zome. * " Our constitution is color blind" * Overturned by Brown v BOE.
Marbury v. Madison (1803) * John Marshall * Judicial Review, nullifying unconstituional laws. * Earlier Judiciuary act conflicted with constitution.
Roe v. Wade (1973) * Warren Burger. * abortion laws.
Brown v. BOE (1954) * Earl Warren * separate but equal ruled unconstitutonal. * girl forced to a black school, when white school was very close by.
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) * John Marshall * Power to tax was power to destroy. * Second bank of US called in loans to states.
Baker v. Carr (1962) * Earl Warren * "one person, one vote" * politics had changed his vote in tennesee.
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) * Earl Warren * denied lawyer, but given by 6th and 14th. * accused of breakin in pool house.
Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918) * Edward White * child labor laws. * childern could not work.
Fletcher v. Peck (1810) * John Marshall * Yazoo river selling * First instance of supreme court struck down state law.
Ex parte merryman (1861) * Roger tanney * Federal Court case * Civil War case.
Created by: plainsilly