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SELECTED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW DECISIONS
OF THE
U.S. SUPREME COURT


Background Material:


Individual Decisions and Related Material:

1992
Lee v. Weisman [School Prayer - Prayer at Graduation]
1986
Bowers v. Hardwick [Right of Privacy - Consensual Sexual Conduct - Homosexuality]
1985
Wallace v. Jaffree [School Prayer - Moment of Silence]
1983
Immigration & Naturalization Serv. v. Chadha [Separation of Powers - Judicial Review]
1978
Regents of the Univ. of Cal. v. Bakke [Affirmative Action - Higher Education]
Marshall v. Barlow's, Inc. [Agency Action - Searches - Fourth Amendment]
1976
Buckley v. Valeo [First Amendment - Freedom of Expression - Campaign Finance Limits]
1973
Roe v. Wade [Right of Privacy - Abortion]
1971
New York Times Co. v. United States [Freedom of Press - "Pentagon Papers"]
Lemon v. Kurtzman [Establishment of Religion - Public Funds for Religious Schools]
1969
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School Dist. [First Amendment - Freedom of Expression - Public Schools]
1966
Miranda v. Arizona [Due Process - Criminal Procedure - Privilege Against Self-Incrimination - Statement of Rights]
1965
Griswold v. Connecticut [Right of Privacy - Use of Contraceptives - Marriage]
1964
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan [Freedom of Press - Defamation]
1963
Gideon v. Wainwright [Due Process - Criminal Procedure - Right to Counsel]
1962
Engel v. Vitale [Establishment of Religion - Prayer in Public Schools]
Baker v. Carr [Equal Protection - Voting - Apportionment - Judicial Review]
1961
Mapp v. Ohio [Illegal Search and Seizure - Criminal Procedure - Exclusion of Evidence]
1955
Brown v. Board of Education [Racial Discrimination - Public Education - Remedy - "Brown II"]
1954
Brown v. Board of Education [Racial Discrimination - Public Education - "Brown I"]
1948
Shelley v. Kraemer [Equal Protection - State Action - Judicial Enforcement]
1947
Everson v. Bd. of Education [Establishment of Religion - Public Funds for Transportion to Religious Schools]