Warren Court And The Supreme Court Essay

720 Words Dec 4th, 2016 3 Pages
This class has been a very fun and enjoyable experience in learning about the very important Warren Court Era. The Warren Court has led the way for variety of changes in the United States of America through landmark decisions like Brown v. Board of Education and Miranda v. Arizona. A very interesting thing that I learned was that Earl Warren was appointed by Dwight D. Eisenhower with the intent that Warren would be a very conservative judge, but as cases were presented to the Supreme Court the American people soon learned that Warren was a very liberal and revolutionary Supreme Court justice. Warren must have been a very convincing justice to have many case decisions go his way. This course was very good in showing how the atmosphere at the time was many a times in opposition to the decisions made by the Supreme Court. Another important idea that we learned in this course was that even though the judicial branch was not given the power of law making, but through the decisions made by the Supreme Court this can heavily affect the American political system through the changing of laws. For example, in the Brown v. Board of Education decision it was found the segregation of school was inherently unequal and unlawful. Through this court decision many Southern laws were stuck down and many schools were unsegregated. This shows the true important of the United States Judicial branch. This class was unique in that towards the end of the semester we had the pleasure of going…

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