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24 Cards in this Set

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Brown Vs. Board of Education
is about what?

And what does it force?
black girl going to a white school

It forces Integration
Which case does Brown Vs. Board of Education overrule?
Plessy Vs. Ferguson
Brown Vs. Board of Education...

Seperate but equal is...

illegal or legal?
Plessy Vs. Ferguson...
Seperate but equal is...

illegal or legal?
Gideon Vs. Wainwright
is about what?
A poor man that can't afford a lawyer
Which amendment does Gideon Vs. Wainwright VIOLATE?
6th - right to a lawyer in a state criminal trial
Mapp Vs. Ohio is about what?
Police breaking into a womans house because they thought that she was hiding a criminal, and they searched her house, and found porn, but didnt have a permit
In Mapp Vs. Ohio, which amendment was violated?
4th - Unreasonable search and seizure
Gregory Vs. Chicago is about what?
A march
Miranda Vs. Arizona is about what?
Ernesto Miranda raped and kidnapped a young woman, but when Miranda was arrested he was not told his rights that are stated in amendment number five (5). On appeal, Miranda’s lawyers pointed out that the police had never told him that he had the right to be represented by a lawyer, and that he could remain silent if he wished to do so. In addition, he was not told that everything that he said could be used against him
Which amendment did Miranda Vs. Arizone violate?
5th Amendment - right to self incrimination
In Re Gault is about what?
A prank phone call

"Juvenile has the right to a lawyer"

"Juvenile has the right to due process"
Cruzan Vs. Missouri Department of Health is about what?
Petitioner Nancy Beth Cruzan was rendered incompetent as a result of severe injuries sustained during an automobile accident. Co-petitioners Lester and Joyce Cruzan, Nancy's parents and co-guardians, sought a court order directing the withdrawal of their daughter's artificial feeding and hydration equipment after it became apparent that she had virtually no chance of recovering her cognitive faculties. The Supreme Court of Missouri held that because there was no clear and convincing evidence of Nancy's desire to have life- sustaining treatment withdrawn under such circumstances, her parents lacked authority to effectuate such a request. We granted certiorari, 492 U.S. (1989), and now affirm.
Marbury Vs. Madison is about what?
Judicial Review
University of California Vs. Bakke is about what?
Trying to get into medical school


it's unconstitutional to keep somoene out based completely on the fact that he/she's white
Tinker Vs. Des Moines is about what?
Students protesting the vietnam war by wearing black arm bands on one arm. Then the school suspended students, so parents took school to court. They failed, then got it approved, then passed it.
Git Low Vs. New york is about what?
A man trying to overthrow the gov't.
Which amendment violated Git Low Vs. New york?
1st - Freedom of speech and press
New Jersey Vs. T.L.O. is about what?
A young girl getting caught smoking in the bathrooms, and was searched and seizured without probably cause
Search warrents are not needed in schools, because...?
Of safety, and security of other students
Why is is T.L.O. in initals?
Because she is a minor
Wisconsin Vs. Yoder is about what?
Amish schooling.

State must consider the constitutional rights of the individual to freedon of religion when establishing education laws
West Virginia Vs. Barnette is about what?
Pledge of Allegiance.

Prohitited schools from expelling students who refuse to say the pledge of allegiance on religious grouds.
West Virginia Vs. Barnette affected which amendments?
1st and 14th