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Ten Interesting cases US Supreme Court cases

The United States Supreme Court has presided over many landmark cases that have significantly impacted American law and society. Here are ten of the most interesting and influential Supreme Court cases:

1. Marbury v. Madison (1803): Established the principle of judicial review, affirming the Court's power to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional.

2. Brown v. Board of Education (1954): Overturned Plessy v. Ferguson, declaring state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional and helped dismantle racial segregation.

3. Roe v. Wade (1973): Legalized abortion nationwide, stating that the decision to terminate a pregnancy falls within the right to privacy protected by the Fourteenth Amendment.

4. Miranda v. Arizona (1966): Required that criminal suspects be informed of their rights before being interrogated by police, leading to the creation of the "Miranda warning."

5. Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857): Ruled that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens and therefore had no standing to sue in federal court.

6. United States v. Nixon (1974): Limited the power of the president by rejecting Richard Nixon’s claim to an absolutely unqualified privilege against any judicial process.

7. Obergefell v. Hodges (2015): Legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, declaring that the right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by the Constitution.

8. Bush v. Gore (2000): Resolved the dispute in the 2000 presidential election, effectively awarding Florida's electoral votes to George W. Bush, thus securing his victory.

9. Loving v. Virginia (1967): Invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage, holding that they violated the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment.

10. Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010): Held that corporate funding of independent political broadcasts in candidate elections cannot be limited under the First Amendment.

These cases illustrate the wide-ranging impact of the Supreme Court in shaping American law and society.


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