Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Gibbons v. Ogden The Supreme Court broadly interpreted the clause in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution giving Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce, encompassing virtually every form of commercial activity
Marbury v. Madison The case in which Marshall first asserted the right of the Supreme Court to determine
Brown v. Board of Education Seperate but equal is inherently unequal
McCulloch v. Maryland Established the supremacy of the national government over state governments.
Tinker v. Des Moines School District Symbolic speech of students is protected by the First Amendment.
Gitlow v. New York Overturned Barron v. Baltimore and incorporated the right to free speech to the states.
New York Times v. Sullivan Set guidelines for winning libel suits.
Buckley. v. Valeo "Reasonable restrictions" on campaign contributions are allowed, but limits on
Texas v. Johnson Flag burning is a form of symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment.
Engel v. Vitale New York cannot mandate a state-composed non-denominational prayer be read in schools beecause it violated the Establishment Clause.
Plessy v. Ferguson Seperate but equal facilities for blacks and whites.
Dread Scott V. Sanford equal protectin of the law
Furman v. Georgia Capital Punishment
Korematsu v. United States Presidential Powers and Duties & 15; Due Process Clause
United States v. Nixon Separation of Powers, Executive Privilege
Shepard v. Univ. of Wyoming prompted calls for new legislation addressing hate crime, urged particularly by those who believed that Shepard was targeted on the basis of his sexual orientation. Under current United States federal law and Wyoming state law, crimes committed on the bas
Flecther v. Peck first case in which the Supreme Court ruled a state law unconstitutional
INS v. Chada United States Supreme Court case ruling that the legislative veto violated the constitutional separation of powers.
Clinton v. NYC Struck down the line-item veto. The line-item veto unconstitutionally gavepresident "the unilateral power to change the text of duly enacted statutes.
Loving v. Virginia ending all race-based legal restrictions on marriage
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. U.S Defined hotels, restaurants, etc, as interstate commerce because they serveinterstate travellers, and are therefore required to follow federal law oninterstate commerce. The hotel was no longer allowed to discriminate on thebasis of race.
New York Times v. U.S The government may not restrict the press from publishing what is labeled as"classified information" if the materials will not cause an inevitable, direct, andimmediate event imperiling the safety of American forces.
Brandenburg v. Ohio Extended the scope of political speech - allows virtually all political speech,unless it is demonstrably linked to immediate lawless behavior
Webster v. Human Resources
Escabedo v. Illinois If the miranda right is not ready to a person or persons being taken intocustody, then due process is violated. In this case a man was not informed ofhis right to remain silent before being questioned by the police and was deniedthe right to counsel.
Westberry v. Sanders districts have to be approximately equal in population
Rostker v. Goldberg Selective Service system to adopt a policy of requiring only men to register for the draft
Reynolds v. Sims districts for upper houses of state legislatures seats had to be roughly equal in population.
Black v. Virginia cross-burning can be a criminal offense if the intent to intimidate is proven.
Bowers v. Hardwick sodomy law that criminalized oral and anal sex in private between consenting adults
Shaw v. Reno redistricting based on race must be held to a standard of strict scrutiny under the equal protection clause.
Romero v. Evans prevented any city, town or county in the state from taking any legislative, executive, or judicial action to protect homosexual citizens from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation.
Martin v. PGA Tour PGA Tour could not lawfully deny him the option to ride in a golf cart between shots
Bradwell v. State of Illinois Myra Bradwell's efforts to gain admission to the Illinois bar resulted in a Supreme Court decision. Bradwell had married a lawyer and read the law with her husband. In 1869 she passed the Illinois bar examination but was refused admission to the bar. She
Civil Rights cases of 1883 The decision held that Congress lacked the constitutional authority under the enforcement provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment to outlaw racial discrimination by private individuals and organizations, rather than state and local governments.
City of Ricmond v. J. A Croson Co. the city council of Richmond's minority set-aside program, giving preference to minority business enterprises (MBE) in the awarding of municipal contracts, was unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause
Gregg v. Georgia Death penalty does not violate cruel and unusual punishment if administered fairly
Roe v. Wade abortion rights
Griswold v. Connecticut marital privacy
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke affirmative action in school acceptance
Barron v. Baltimore a precedent on whether the United States Bill of Rights could be applied to state governments
Gideon v. Wainwright right to be represented in court
Mapp v. Ohio search and seizure
Lemon v. Kurtzman funding for church related educational institutions
Boy Scouts of America v. Dale The boy scouts were allowed to dismiss a leader after learning that he wasgay, holding that freedom of association outweighed the New Jersey antidiscrimination statute.
Bush v. Gore constitutionallity of the recount
Schenck v. US free speech
Miranda v. Arizona police must read off your rights
Reynolds v. United States religion/rights of more then one husband or wife
Baker v. Carr reapportionment
Created by: kanavulator