WARREN COURT time line-Shannon Skierka

  • • Roth v. United States, 1957

    •	Roth v. United States, 1957
    A ruling that obscene materials were "utterly without redeeming social importance."
  • • Mapp v. Ohio, 1961

    •	Mapp v. Ohio, 1961
    An exclusionary rule, which states that evidence seized illegally cannot be used in a trial.
  • • Baker v. Carr, 1962

    •	Baker v. Carr, 1962
    Warren Court's decision in the Bake vs Carr, case of 1962declared that state legislative districts had to be divided on the base of "one man, one vote" . Each persons vote should carry the same weight regardless of where in the state a person lived.
  • • Engel v. Vitale, 1962

    •	Engel v. Vitale, 1962
    Court ruling that religious prayer in public schools was unconstitutional according to the First Amendment principle of seperation of church and state.
  • • Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963

    •	Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963
    Courts decision stated that suspects in criminal cases who could not afford a lawyer has the right to free legal aid.
  • • Reynolds v. Sims, 1964

    •	Reynolds v. Sims, 1964
    Supreme court held that state legislative districts not based on the "one man, one vote" formula violated the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
  • • Escobedo v. Illinois, 1964

    •	Escobedo v. Illinois, 1964
    In the case of Escobedo vs Illinios, the justices ruled that accused individuals had to be given access to an attorney while being questioned.
  • • Griswold v. Connecticut, 1965

    •	Griswold v. Connecticut, 1965
    A law was reverted that had prohibited that use of birth controle in Connecticut.
  • • Miranda v. Arizona, 1966

    •	Miranda v. Arizona, 1966
    Miranda vs. Arizona was the courts ruling that stated people must be Mirandized or warned of their rights before being questioned.