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10 Cards in this Set

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Unanimous decision declaring "separate but equal" unconstitutional.
Brown v. Board of Education
First case to use the "Brandeis Brief"; recognized a 10-hour workday for women laundry workers on the grounds of health and community concerns.
Muller v. Oregon
Declared unconstitutional a minimum wage law for women on the grounds that it denied women freedom of contract.
Adkins v. Children's Hospital
The Court upheld the Constitutionality of detention camps for Japanese-Americans during WWII.
Korematsu v. U.S.
Declared the Keating-Owen Act (a child labor act) unconstitutional on the grounds that it was an invasion of state authority.
Hammer v. Dagenhart
Extends to the defendant the right of counsel in all state and federal criminal trials regardless of their ability to pay.
Gideon v. Wainwright
The court forbade the internment of Japanese Americans born in the U.S. (Nisei).
Ex parte Endo
Unanimously upheld the Espionage Act of 1917 which declared that people who interfered with the war effort were subject to imprisonment; decalred that the First Amendment right to freedom of speech was not absolute; free speech could be limited if its exercise presented a "clear and present danger."
Schenck v. U.S.
Sometimes called "the sick chicken case." Unanimously declared the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional on three grounds: that the act delegated legislative power to the executive; that there was a lack of constitutional authority for such legislation; and that it sought to regulate businesses that were wholly intrastate in character.
Schecter v. U.S.
Declared unconstitutional a New York Act limiting the working hours of bakers due to a denial of fourteenth amendment rights.
Lochner v. New York