Famous Supreme Court Judgments You Must Know

Famous Supreme Court Judgments You Must Know

Famous Supreme Court Judgments You Must KnowWhat are Supreme Court Judgments?

A Supreme Court, in the majority of jurisdictions, is the highest judicial body within the particular jurisdiction’s court system. The rulings or judgments made by the Supreme court are not subjected for further review by additional court systems.

The following is a list of the most famous Supreme Court Judgments:

1.    Marbury v Madison (1803): The Supreme Court judgment that is regarded as the keystone power of Judicial Review. Through this Supreme Court 
Judgment Judicial Review was affirmed and formally established in this case.

2.    Dred Scott v Sanford (1857): The Supreme Court judgment that classified Slaves as personal property. This ruling fueled the flames that eventually led to the Civil War.

3.    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954): A notable Supreme Court judgment that offered a tremendous step towards civil rights and the delivery of equal rights for all citizens of the United States.

4.    NAACP v. Alabama (1958): A famous Supreme Court judgment which protected the Freedom of association; this ruling enabled citizens of the United States to assemble in groups for a common political or human-rights based objective.

5.    Wesberry v. Sanders (1964): The Supreme Court judgment that declared each person’s vote to carry an equal measure. 

6.    Roe v. Wade (1973): A highly controversial Supreme Court judgment, which rules that states can and can and cannot control legality issues in regards to abortions. 

7.    United States v Nixon (1974): A Supreme Court judgment that limited the President’s “Executive Priviledge.”




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