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  • Roth v. United States, 1957

    redefined the Constitutional test for determining what constitutes obscene material unprotected by the First Amendment.
  • Mapp v. Ohio, 1961

    This process became known as the “nationalization” of the Bill of Rights
  • Baker v. Carr, 1962

    Baker v. Carr, 1962
    A landmark United States Supreme Court case that retreated from the Court's political question doctrine
  • Engel v. Vitale, 1962

    was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that determined that it is unconstitutional for state officials to compose an official school prayer
  • Gideon v. Wainwright

    In the case, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that state courts are required under the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants who are unable to afford their own attorneys.
  • Reynolds v. Sims

    United States Supreme Court case that ruled that state legislature districts had to be roughly equal in population.
  • Escobedo v. Illinois, 1964

    United States Supreme Court case holding that criminal suspects have a right to counsel during police interrogations under the Sixth Amendment
  • Griswold v. Connecticut, 1965

    Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Constitution protected a right to privacy.
  • Miranda v. Arizona, 1966

    Court held that both inculpatory and exculpatory statements made in response to interrogation by a defendant in police custody.