US Supreme Courts

Short description of 4 of the US Supreme Courts

HideShow resource information

Warren Court

1954-69

Liberal

  • 1954 Brown V Bord- Sperate is not equal
  • 1962 Engle V Vitale- School prayer against 1st amendment
  • 1966 Miranda V Arizona- Rights of arrest
1 of 4

Burger Court

1969-1986

Liberal

  • 1971 Swann V Charlotte Mecklenberg- Race quotas
  • 1973 Roe V Wade- Abortion

But

  • 1984 NY V Quarles- Public Safety
2 of 4

Rhenquist Court

1986-2005

Conservative/restraing

  • 1989 Webstar V Reproductive health services
  • 1989 Duckworth V Egan- Rights of arrest
  • 2000 Bush V Gore

But

  • 2003 Hamdi V Rumsfeld- Due Process
3 of 4

Roberts Court

2005- Present

Originally constraint

  • 2006 Hamdan V Rumsfeld
  • 2008 Baze V Rees- Death penalty
4 of 4

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Government & Politics resources:

See all Government & Politics resources »See all The Supreme Court resources »