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Holding Supreme Court Case % Correct
Segregated schools violate the Equal Protection Clause.Brown v. Board of Education
84.5%
Segregated facilities are permissible under the doctrine of 'seperate but equal.'Plessy v. Ferguson
71.3%
Police must inform those in custody of their basic constitutional rights.Miranda v. Arizona
68.5%
The Supreme Court has the right to decide who wins the presidential election.Bush v. Gore
64.9%
American citizens of Japanese descent can be placed into internment and deprived of some constitutional rights, even under the Equal Protection Clause.Korematsu v. United States
45.8%
A person charged with a criminal offense is entitled to an attorney.Gideon v. Wainwright
44.5%
Married couples are allowed the use of contraceptives in private; a right to privacy exists in the Constitution.Griswold v. Connecticut
43.4%
Evidence obtained by unconstitutional searches and seizures are inadmissible in court.Mapp v. Ohio
38.2%
Laws banning consensual sodomy in private are unconstitutional under the Due Process Clause and under rational-basis scrutiny.Lawrence v. Texas
38.1%
Flag burning is symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment.Texas v. Johnson
38%
Laws banning interracial marriage are unconstitutional under both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause.Loving v. Virginia
35.8%
Wearing armbands in school is symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment.Tinker v. Des Moines
32.2%
Some abortion restrictions are permissible under an 'undue burden' standard.Planned Parenthood v. Casey
32.1%
Speech that poses a 'clear and present danger' can be subject to regulation by Congress.Schenck v. United States
29.8%
Government-directed prayer in public schools, even if voluntary and non-denominational, violates the Establishment Clause. Engel v. Vitale
28.5%
Holding Supreme Court Case % Correct
Racial quotas in college admissions are not permissible, although a state interest in diversity can be compelling.Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
27.9%
The death penalty in its current form is cruel and unusual punishment.Furman v. Georgia
26.8%
Laws that are constitutional under the Establishment Clause must have a secular purpose, must not advance or inhibit religion, and must not result in 'excessive entanglement.'Lemon v. Kurtzman
22.8%
Congress does not have the power to regulate guns in school zones under the Interstate Commerce Clause.United States v. Lopez
22.4%
Law that criminalized consensual anal and oral sex is constitutional.Bowers v. Hardwick
20.7%
A narrowly-tailored affirmative action program for student admissions is permissible under the Equal Protection Clause.Grutter v. Bollinger
19%
The guarantee of freedom of speech is incorporated against the states.Gitlow v. New York
16.1%
The reapportionment of congressional districts is not a political question, but is under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.Baker v. Carr
15.6%
The federal government can regulate racial discrimination in places of public accommodation under the Interstate Commerce Clause.Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States
14.3%
Speech that has a tendency to incite 'imminent lawless action' can be subject to regulation by the State.Brandenburg v. Ohio
12.7%
Speech that falls in the category of 'fighting words' can be regulated by the State.Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire
10.6%
A banner reading 'Bong Hits for Jesus' is not protected speech under the First Amendment.Morse v. Frederick
9.9%
Employers cannot be sued for race or gender pay discrimination after 180 days.Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
6.9%
Segregated schools in the District of Columbia violate the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.Bolling v. Sharpe
5.8%
The Free Exercise Clause applies to the states under the Due Process Clause.Cantwell v. Connecticut
2.9%
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