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Roe V. Wade
1973 - ruled abortion to be constitutional
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Brown V. Board of Education
1954 - ruled segregation in schools to be unconstitutional
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Gideon V. Wainwright
1963 - ruled everyone should have legal representation (provided by state)
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Obergefell V. Hodges
2015 - ruled same-sex marriage to be constitutional
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Dredd Scott V. Sandford
1856 - ruled African Americans to not be protected by constitution
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Griswold V. Connecticut
1965 - overturn ban on contraceptive - right to privacy in 9th & 14th amendment
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Texas V. Johnson
1989 - ruled burning American flag constitutional - freedom of speech
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Snyder V. Phelps
2011 - ruled Westboro Baptist Church protests protected by 1st amendment
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Schenck V. US
1919 - Gov can limit freedom of speech in "clear and present danger"
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Of approximately 10,000 petitions for a writ of certiorari how many are heard by SC?
80 - 100 cases
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Please V. Ferguson
1896 - separate but equal
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Bowers V. Hardwick
1971 - strike down key provision of Voting Rights Act (1965)
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Citizens United V. Federal Election Commission
2010 - ruled coportations, unions & non-profit organisations to be individuals and so can pay for adverts for candidates (1st amendment)
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Burwell V. Hobby Lobby
2014 - ruled small businesses can be exempt from certain laws - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010)
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Stanton V. Sims
2013 - upheld precedent that federal and state officials have immunity from prosecution infringing on rights of individuals as long as their actions were not clearly unconstitutional
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Bill of Rights
1868 - also known as 14th amendment
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1954 - ruled segregation in schools to be unconstitutional

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Brown V. Board of Education

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1963 - ruled everyone should have legal representation (provided by state)

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2015 - ruled same-sex marriage to be constitutional

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1856 - ruled African Americans to not be protected by constitution

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