The Supreme Court: The Major Impact Of The Civil Rights Movement

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Article three created the powers of the Supreme Court, “"The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish." (About the Supreme Court). Not only, is the Supreme Court the only court power to be outlined in the constitution, but it is also the most powerful court in America. Through the powers outlined in the constitution, the court has ruled on cases since the beginning of the country. It is one of the most important courts, because it defines the role of the constitution in citizens of America lives. One of the most important cases, the Supreme Court has heard in the past century was the Brown v Board of Education which ended …show more content…
If an American citizen feels as if their rights were violated, they can push their case all the way to the Supreme Court house. The major impact of the Supreme Court is through how they have the final say in a matter. The only time to overrule their outcome is for another case similar to the final decision on a case, to be heard and come to different outcomes on the case. During the Civil Right movement, it was up to the Judicial Branch to better understand and agree upon the new changes within the United States government. As the Civil Right movement started to unfold in society, changes accorded in voting, school, public spots, housing and within employment. As time passes, the Juridical Branch has the power to come to a different conclusion of how different court cases are going to be ruled …show more content…
However, it is very impact the decision the Supreme Court makes simply because it affects everyone. In the Brown v Board of Education decision did not become final until 12 years after the case was introduced to the court. But, since 1968 the impact can be seen in every classroom across America. There will no longer desegregation in the America School systems and there is no separate school for African Americas. Yes, it took 12 years to reach that point, but without that case the America School system might look very different. The Brown family took the first steps to desegregation the school and then the Little Rock Nine took the next big steps in reaching segregation free schools in

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