Important Supreme Court Cases of the 1800's and 1900's

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  • Mabury v. Madison

    Mabury v. Madison
    The Supreme Court can decide that something is unconstitutional and decide against the Congress.
  • McCullah v. Maryland

    McCullah v. Maryland
    This case ruled that banks that were not state affliated with Marland did not have to pay taxes to the federal bank of Maryland unless they had a note with them.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    The Case decided that Congress had the right to control Commerce.
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Dred Scott v. Sandford
    The Dred was suing his owners wife for freedom because he was moved from a slave state to a free state. Dred lost because of the Missouri Comprimise.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    This case stated that the equal but seperate accoumadations on railroad cars was not breaking the 14th amendment.
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    This case allowed anyone regardless of color a public education.
  • Gideon v. Wainwright

    Gideon v. Wainwright
    This cases states that everyone has the right for a public defender when being tried in court.
  • New York Times v. Sullivan

    New York Times v. Sullivan
    This one states that the media can be sued for falseness publicly given but only if you can prove untruth.
  • Miranda v. Arizona

    Miranda v. Arizona
    Gives you the right to not incremenate yourself. It also gives you the right to an attorney.
  • Roe v. Wade

    Roe v. Wade
    This case states that pregnant women can have an abortion in the 1st trimester and 1st trimester only.
  • Regents of the University of California v. Bakke Read more: Milestone Cases in Supreme Court History — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0101289.html#ixzz27cAgwNi6

    Regents of the University of California v. Bakke Read more: Milestone Cases in Supreme Court History — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0101289.html#ixzz27cAgwNi6
    This cases says they just because of race they have to be fair about scores also.