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established supreme courts power of judicial review.
one of the most important decisions about the expansion of Federal power.
ruled that in a conflict between national and state power, the national government is supreme.
overturned plessy v. ferguson which supported separate but equal. -integrated schools
state law that discriminated against women was unconstitutional.
egalized a woman’s right to an abortion under certain circumstances.
Ruled that florida recount of presidential votes violated fourteenth amendment; recount stopped bush from becoming president.
courts held the law requiring separate but equal facilities for african americans.
expanded the scope of political speech by protecting all political speech unless it is linked to immediate lawless behavior.
ruled against censorship of information , defining “prior restraint” of written material as unconstitutional.
held that a public school cannot have a morning prayer.
held that a flag burning is expressive speech.
declared that a person accused of a major crime had the right to legal consel during trial.
ruled that at the time of arrests suspects cannot be questioned until informed of their rights.
established supreme courts power of judicial review.
the Court ruled that the Boy Scouts' First Amendment rights of free expression and association would be violated by enforcement of New Jersey's state antidiscrimination law to proh
a unanimous Court ruled that sexual harassment is a form of unlawful job discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Virginia's local ordinance establishing a minority business set-aside program.
The Court holds that a Texas statute criminalizing same-sex conduct is unconstitutional.
n this case, the Court explains how to determine whether an impairment 'substantially limits' a major life activity under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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