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1

What was Marbury vs Madison?

Gave USSC ability to carry out judicial review

2

What was Texas vs Johnson?

Flag burning legal under constitution

3

What was Sneider vs Phelps?

WBC allowed to picket a funeral

4

What was DC vs Heller?

Non militia citizen can possess a firearm

5

What was Moore vs texas?

Cannot execute mentally ill people

6

What was NFIB vs Sebellius?

Congress can force Obamacare on states

7

What was Brown vs board of education?

Segregation in schools not allowed

8

What was citizens united vs FEC?

Campaign finance limits unconstitutional (Free Speech)

9

What was Obergefell vs hodges?

Same sex couples can marry

10

What was Burwell vs Hobby lobby

Private firms can refuse to do something based on religious beliefs

11

What was Shelby county vs holder?

States can change voting laws independently

12

What was US vs Nixon?

Nixon should deliver tapes to court

13

What was fisher vs uni of texas?

Race based admissions policies should be allowed

14

What is macdonald vs Chicago

Right of individual to keep and bear arms is protected under the second amendment

15

What is US vs Windsor

Overturns DOMA

16

What is Murphy vs NCAA?

States can legalise sports betting

17

What is Roe vs Wade?

Women can have an abortion

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What was gratz vs bollinger?

Racial quotas unconstitutional