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Court finds that the federal antibigamy statute does not violate the First Amendment's guarantee of the free exercise of religion
Struck down the federal protection act; held that flag burning is expressive speech.
Held that a state law that discriminated against women was unconstitutional.
Overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson and began integreation in schools
Unconstitutional for state to require teaching of 'creation science' in all instances in which evolution is taught. Statute had a clear religious motivation.
Court finds posting of the Ten Commandments in schools unconstitutional.
The states can constitutionally enact legislation requiring persons of different races to use separate but equal segregated facilities. Later Over ruled
Ruled against censorship of information,defining 'prior restraint' of written material as unconstitutional.
Held that a public school district's practice of starting the day with prayer violates the establishment clause.
Reaffirmed the acceptance of the use of the death penalty
Established the supreme court's power of judicial review
Legalized a woman's right to an abortion under certain circumstances.
Reinforced peaceable assembly and association protection of the first amendment.
Expanded the scope of political speech by protecting all political speech unless it is linked to immediate lawless behavior.
Ruled that at the time of arrest suspects cannot be questioned until informed of their rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5–4 decision, stated that the Supreme Court of Florida had violated the U.S. Constitution when it ordered the recount only in certain districts, and
Rule that in a conflict between national and state power, the national government is supreme
Declared that a person accused of a major crime had the right to legal counsel during a trial.
Essentially outlawed the death penalty as cruel and unusual punishment
Established congress has sole authority to regulate interstate commerce.

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