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Historic Supreme Court Decisions by Topic (Cornell Law School)

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IIT Chicago-Kent College Law — Oyez

Unit 2:  Criminal Law and Juvenile Justice

               FBI:  Crimes in the United States

               Crimes against the Person (Many choices from the Justice Dep’t)

               Crimes against Property

Criminal Justice Process:  The Investigation

               Streetlaw Landmark Cases

               Department of Justice

               Justia.com

Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings before Trial

              Department of Justice(Plea Bargaining)

              Vocabulary

Criminal Justice Process: The Trial

               Streetlaw Miranda v. Arizona

               Streetlaw Gideon v. Wainwright

Criminal Justice Process:  Sentencing and Corrections

              ProCon.org (Death Penalty)

              Findlaw (Death Penalty)

Juvenile Justice

               National Criminal Justice Reference Service (Juveniles)

               National Juvenile Defender Center

Law Terrorism Cases

              FBI

              ACLU

              Findlaw

 Unit 3

             Macalree.com (Tim Rayne – attorney)

Negligence

             Department of Justice

Strict Liability

            Department of Justice

Unit 4: Consumer and Housing Law

 

 

Housing Law Cases (found here)

            Findlaw (Housing discrimination)

Warranties

            Warranty Cases

Credit/Debt Collection Cases

            ConsumerFinance.gov

Unit 5: Family Law

Spousal Abuse Cases

            Findlaw

Child Custody Cases

           Findlaw

Child Support Cases

           Department of Justice

Unit 6: Individual Rights and Liberties

Freedom of Speech Court Cases

            Department of Justice

            Streetlaw Landmark Cases

            American Bar Association

           Judicial Learning Center

Freedom of the Press

           Bill of Rights Institute

First Amendment Center 

 

Board of Ed., Island Trees Union Free School District No. 26 v. Pico, 457 U.S. 853 (1982)

Hazelwood Sch. Dist.. v. Kuhlmeier, 484 U.S. 260 (1988)

Mt. Healthy City School District Board of Education v. Doyle, 429 U.S. 274 (1977)

Pickering v. Board of Education , 391 U.S. 563 (1968)

Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, 521 U.S. 844 (1997)

Tinker v. Des Moines School Dist., 393 U.S. 503 (1969)

Expression in Special Places

Students’ Rights

            Streetlaw (Tinker v. Des Moines)

            Streetlaw (Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier)

Freedom of Religion Court Cases

            Cornell University Law School

            Reynolds v. United States (1878)

            United States v. Ballard (1944)

            Sherbert v. Verner (1963)

            Yoder v. Wisconsin (1972)

            Frank v. Alaska (1979)

           Goldman v. Weinberger (1986)

           Lyng v. Northwest Cemetery Protective Association (1988)

           Employment Div. of Oregon v. Smith (1990)

           Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye v. Hialeah (1993)

           City of Boerne v. Flores (1997)

           Locke v. Davey (2004)

 Due Process Court Cases

           Streetlaw Landmark Cases (Gideon v. Wainwright)

           Streetlaw Landmark Cases (Miranda v. Arizona)

           Streetlaw Landmark Cases (Mapp v. Ohio)

Right to Privacy

          Streetlaw Landmark Cases (Roe v. Wade)

          Oyez (Griswold v. Connecticut)

Discrimination Supreme Court Cases

          U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace

         National Right to Work        

Immigration Law

        Department of Justice
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