Supreme Court Cases

Roe V Wade 1973 7-2
-Liberal/Activist Ruling-Abortion rights are given to women -Ruled on 14th amendment under the right to liberty
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Hobby Lobby V Burwell 2014 5-4
-Activist/conservative ruling -Protected 1st Amendment rights of freedom of religion allowing Hobby Lobby to deny condoms to workers in health insurances -Religious freedom restoration act 1993
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Citzens V FEC 2010 5-4
-Conservative/Activist -Supreme Court ruled on 1st amendment rights that coporate and labour organisations had the same rights as individuals to freedom of expression.-Overturned previous precedence that limited their freedom of expression.
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Texas V Johnson 1989 5-4
-Conservative -Upheld 1st Amendment of Freedom of Expression that struck down the protection of the American Flag in 48 out of 50 states.
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Brown V Board 1954 9-0
-Liberal/Activist -Overturned Plessy V Ferguson 1896 -"Separate but equal, is inherently unequal" schools
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District of Columbia V Heller 2008 5-4
-Activist/Conservative -Interpretation of 2nd amendment against DC 1976 ban of handguns and requring shotguns and rifles to be kept unloaded or disassembled. -Supreme Court interpreted 2nd amendment that meant the right to own and use a gun
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Miranda V Arizona 5-4 1966
-Liberal -Upholding the 5th Amendment (Self-incrimination)-Police required to advise criminal suspects of their rights under the constitution
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Utah V Strieff 5-3 2016
-Conservative -Limited 4th Amendment right to privacy -If a valid arrest warrant is found after an illegal search any evidence found can be used in court
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Roper V Simmons 5-4 2005
-Liberal -Activist- Interpreted the 8th Amendment to mean that it is unconstitutional to impose capital punishment for crimes committed under the age of 18.
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National Federation V Sebelius 5-4 2012
-Liberal/Restraint -Roberts sided with Liberal block as Obama had large mandate and didn't want the Supreme Court to seem undemocratic -Part of Obamacare still enacted
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Gonalez V Carhart (2007) 5-4
Conservative/Restraint -Supreme Court upheld partial Birth Abortion Act of 2003- Believed it did not impose an undue burden o women on the due process right of women to obtain an abortion
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Obergefell V Hodges 2015 5-4
Liberal/Activist -SC legalises gay marriage-ruled on 'due process' and 'equal rights' of 14th amendment
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-Activist/conservative ruling -Protected 1st Amendment rights of freedom of religion allowing Hobby Lobby to deny condoms to workers in health insurances -Religious freedom restoration act 1993

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Hobby Lobby V Burwell 2014 5-4

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-Conservative/Activist -Supreme Court ruled on 1st amendment rights that coporate and labour organisations had the same rights as individuals to freedom of expression.-Overturned previous precedence that limited their freedom of expression.

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-Conservative -Upheld 1st Amendment of Freedom of Expression that struck down the protection of the American Flag in 48 out of 50 states.

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-Liberal/Activist -Overturned Plessy V Ferguson 1896 -"Separate but equal, is inherently unequal" schools

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