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Madison V Marbury
1803 - Judiciary gave themselfes the power of judicial review
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Plessy V Ferguson
1894 - upheld racial segregation under "seperate but equal"
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Brown V Board of Education
1954 - overturned plessy v ferguson. declared segregated schools unconstitutional
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Miranda V Arizona
1966 extende 5th ammendment rights
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Roe V Wade
1973 ruled in favour of abortion under the 14th amendment freedom of personal choice
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Buckley V Valeo
1976 - Struck down 1974 FECA which attempted to regulate spending in eletions. But unconstitutional as it is a restriction of free speech
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California V Bakke
1978 - upheld AA
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Clinton V New York
1998 - Declared use of line-item veto unconstituional
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Selman V Simmons-Harris
2002 - upheld programme in ohio that gave financial help to parents to send their children to a religious or private school
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Gratz V Bollinger
2003 - struck down parts of AA as racial quotas were unconstitutional
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Grutter V Bollinger
2003 - upheld individual AA. Hoped it would not be needed in 25 years time.
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Gonzales V Carhart
2007 - upheld partial birth abortion act, putting limits to Roe V Wade
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DC V Heller
2008 - struck down gun restriction laws. unconstitutional under the 2nd amendment.
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Citizens united V FEC
2010 - Gave rise to soft money in elections
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NFIB (National federation of independent business V. Sibelius
2012 - Upheld Affordable Care Act, as it was effectively a congress imposed tax
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Fisher V University of Texas
2013 - upheld AA
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Boumediene V Bush
2008 - Enemy prisoners could not be detaint indefinitely without recieving a fair trial
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Obergefell V Hodges
2015 - Same Sex Marriage made constitutional under the 14th amendment
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Snyder V Phelps
2011 - Pressure groups are able to protest at fnerals "free speech" - 1st amendment - Judicial restraint
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Shelby V Holder
2013 - parts of voting rights act of 1965 were got rid of.
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Riley V California
2014 - warantless search and seisure of digital contents
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McCutcheon Vs FEC
2014 - Reduced campaign restrictions - extended its ruling on citizens utd
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1966 extende 5th ammendment rights

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