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Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court

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Legal Concepts

Legal Concept
Relevant Landmark Cases

Federalism

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Separation of Powers & Checks and Balances 

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

National Supremacy

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Necessary and Proper Clause

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Judicial Review 

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Commerce Clause 

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Due Process 

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Equal Protection 

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Freedom of Speech

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Freedom of the Press

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Self-Incrimination

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Search & Seizure

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Right to Privacy

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)

Right to Counsel

  • entry from Wex, the Legal Information Institute’s Encyclopedia (Cornell University Law School)