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Supreme Court NYS

A review of the major Supreme Court Cases on the NYS Regents

Marbury v. Madison Established the concept of Judical Review
McCulloch v. Maryland A state cannot sue a government organization and the elastic clause can be used to expand federal power
Gibbons v. Ogden Congressional regulation of interstate commerce. Declare national law supreme to state law.
Worcester v. Georgia Built the foundation of tribal sovereignty for Native Americans
Scott v. Sandford The federal government cannot depreive a citizen of their property and a slave cannot bring a lawsuit
Munn v. Illinois Allowed states to regulate certain businesses within their borders
Wabash v. Illinois Severely limited the rights of states to control interstate commerce
Plessy v. Ferguson Established the concept of Seperate but Equal
Standard Oil v. United States First Supreme Court case to break up a monopoly
Schenck v. United States The United States has the right to limit speech which presents a "clear and present danger"
Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States Declared aspects of the New Deal unconstitutional
United States v. Butler Declared aspects of the New Deal unconstitutional
Korematsu v. United States Freedoms can be taken away or limited during a time of war
Brown v. Board of Ed. Declared Seperate but Equal unconstitutional
Mapp v. Ohio Evidence obtained through a search that violates the Fourth Amendment is inadmissible in state courts
Engel v. Vitale Public prayer in school violated the first amendment
Gideon v. Wainwright People are entitled to free legal services
Miranda v. Arizona Established that criminals need to be informed of their rights upon arrest
Tinker v. Des Moines Students have the right to "nondisruptive speech" in schools
New York Times Co. v. United States Defended freedom of the press
Roe v. Wade Legalized abortion in the US based on a woman's right to privacy
United States v. Nixon Declared that the president of the United States is not above the law
University of California v. Bakke Colleges cannot set racial quotas but may use race as a determining factor in admission
New Jersey v. T.L.O. Dealt with students rights while in school, school officials have the right to search students
Clinton v. Jones A sitting President of the United States has no immunity from civil law litigation against him, for acts done before taking office and unrelated to the office
Bush v. Gore Determined the winner of the 2000 election, Bush won
Created by: CMallhotra