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plea bargain

plead guilty for lesser charges

2

class action suits

large number of ppl affected who are equally compensated

3

statutory interpretation

interpretation of federal law

4

judicial restraint

interpret law

5

judicial activism

encourage social and economic policies

6

marbury vs. madison

declared part of Judiciary act of 1789 unconstitutional, thus establishing judicial review

7

fletcher vs. peck

declared a state law unconstitutional

8

mcculoch vs. maryland

state can't tax part of the federal government

9

cohens vs. virginia

federal courts have power over state courts involved in federal rights

10

gibbons vs. ogden

federal gov has the right to control interstate commerce

11

cherokee nation vs. georgia

cherokee is independent nation

12

worcester vs. georgia

georgia has not right in cherokee territory

13

commonwealth vs. hunt

workers have the right to organize

14

dred scott vs. sanford

slaves were property even when taken to free territories

15

plessy vs. ferguson

seperate by equal between races

16

muller vs. oregon

upheld women's work hour laws

17

adkins vs. children's hospital

denied congressional and state regulation of a minimum wage

18

brown vs. board of educ. of topeka

END OF SEGREGATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

19

gideon vs. wainwright

lawyer has to be present for those charged with a felony, even if they can't pay

20

miranda vs. arizona

accused individuals can remain silent and must be informed of their rights

21

roe. vs. wade

woman has the right to decide whether to have an abortion