skip navigation
search

topic: race discrimination

Scott v. Sandford 60 u.s. 393 (1856)

Slaughterhouse Cases 83 u.s. 36 (1872)

Strauder v. West Virginia 100 u.s. 303 (1879)

Civil Rights Cases 109 u.s. 3 (1883)

Yick Wo v. Hopkins 118 u.s. 356 (1886)

Plessy v. Ferguson 163 u.s. 537 (1896)

Guinn & Beal v. United States 238 u.s. 347 (1915)

Buchanan v. Warley 245 u.s. 60 (1917)

Norris v. Alabama 294 u.s. 587 (1935)

Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada 305 u.s. 337 (1938)

Railroad Commission of Texas v. Pullman Company 312 u.s. 496 (1941)

Smith v. Allwright 321 u.s. 649 (1944)

Korematsu v. United States 323 u.s. 214 (1944)

Morgan v. Virginia 328 u.s. 373 (1946)

Shelley v. Kraemer 334 u.s. 1 (1948)

Sweatt v. Painter 339 u.s. 629 (1950)

McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents 339 u.s. 637 (1950)

Terry v. Adams 345 u.s. 461 (1953)

Brown v. Board of Education 347 u.s. 483 (1954)

Bolling v. Sharpe 347 u.s. 497 (1954)

Brown v. Board of Education 349 u.s. 294 (1955)

Monroe v. Pape 365 u.s. 167 (1961)

Edwards v. South Carolina 372 u.s. 229 (1963)

Heart of Atlanta Motel, Inc. v. United States 379 u.s. 241 (1964)

Evans v. Newton 382 u.s. 296 (1966)

United States v. Guest 383 u.s. 745 (1966)

Loving v. Virginia 388 u.s. 1 (1967)

Evans v. Abney 396 u.s. 435 (1970)

Oregon v. Mitchell 400 u.s. 112 (1970)

Griggs v. Duke Power Co. 401 u.s. 424 (1971)

Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 402 u.s. 1 (1971)

North Carolina State Board of Education v. Swann 402 u.s. 43 (1971)

Apodaca v. Oregon 406 u.s. 404 (1972)

Moose Lodge No. 107 v. Irvis 407 u.s. 163 (1972)

Keyes v. School District No. 1, Denver, Colorado 413 u.s. 189 (1973)

Lau v. Nichols 414 u.s. 563 (1974)

Warth v. Seldin 422 u.s. 490 (1975)

Washington v. Davis 426 u.s. 229 (1976)

Village of Arlington Heights v. Metropolitan 429 u.s. 252 (1977)

Castaneda v. Partida 430 u.s. 482 (1977)

Milliken v. Bradley 433 u.s. 267 (1977)

Regents of the Univ. of Cal. v. Bakke 438 u.s. 265 (1978)

United Steelworkers of America, AFL-CIO-CLC v. Weber 443 u.s. 193 (1979)

City of Mobile v. Bolden 446 u.s. 55 (1980)

Fullilove v. Klutznick 448 u.s. 448 (1980)

City of Memphis v. Greene 451 u.s. 100 (1981)

Bob Jones Univ. v. United States 461 u.s. 574 (1983)

Palmore v. Sidoti 466 u.s. 429 (1984)

Firefighters Local Union No. 1784 v. Stotts 467 u.s. 561 (1984)

Allen v. Wright 468 u.s. 737 (1984)

Batson v. Kentucky 476 u.s. 79 (1986)

Wygant v. Jackson Board of Education 476 u.s. 267 (1986)

United States v. Paradise 480 u.s. 149 (1987)

McCleskey v. Kemp 481 u.s. 279 (1987)

Saint Francis College v. Al-Khazraji 481 u.s. 604 (1987)

City of Richmond v. J. A. Croson Co. 488 u.s. 469 (1989)

Ward's Cove Packing Co., Inc. v. Antonio 490 u.s. 642 (1989)

Martin v. Wilks 490 u.s. 755 (1989)

Patterson v. McLean Credit Union 491 u.s. 164 (1989)

Missouri v. Jenkins 495 u.s. 33 (1990)

Metro Broadcasting, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission 497 u.s. 547 (1990)

Ford v. Georgia 498 u.s. 411 (1991)

Powers v. Ohio 499 u.s. 400 (1991)

Freeman v. Pitts 503 u.s. 467 (1992)

Georgia v. McCollum 505 u.s. 42 (1992)

R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul 505 u.s. 377 (1992)

United States v. Fordice 505 u.s. 717 (1992)

Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena 515 u.s. 200 (1995)

United States v. Armstrong 517 u.s. 456 (1996)