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Supreme court cases

case nameresults
Marbury v. Madison Established judicial review
McCulloch v. Maryland National supremacy, implied powers, elastic clause, "power to tax is the power to destroy"
Brown v. Board 1 School segregation unconst. psychologically damaging. ise of 14th amendment
Brown v. Board 2 Desegregation of schools
Mapp v. Ohio Exclusionary rule; evidence obtained illegally can't be used.
Gideon v. Wainright Lawyers for those who cannot afford them
Griswald v. Connecticut Right of privacy through 4th and 9th amendment, precedent for roe v wade
Lemon v. Kurtzman Allowed states to supply books and grants to religious schools, 3 part test to determine if you are violating the establishment clause
Roe v. Wade national abortion guidelines
U.S. v. Nixon Allows executive privilege, but not in criminal cases
U.C. Regents v. Bakke No strict quotas, race can only be ONE factor when looking at admissions.
Wolf v. Colorado Right against unreasonable search and seizure 4th amend
Robinson v. California Right against cruel and unusual punishment 8th amend
Created by: emharris