Supreme Court Decisions

Major Decisions-Employment Division v. Smith

The Supreme Court case of Employment Division v. Smith was one that proved to be complex in its nature, for it had various concepts that had to be addressed in order
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The Importance of a Supreme Court Ruling

When it comes to the Supreme Court, it can be said that the decisions made at this particular court cannot be overturned. A Supreme Court ruling cannot be overturned by
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Why are Supreme Court Decisions Important?

Supreme Court decisions are important to criminal cases because the Supreme Court makes important decisions on rules of law. Cases that make it to the Supreme Court involve some allegation
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Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States

The Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States of 1911 was a landmark Supreme Court case in which the Court found the Standard Oil Company guilty of operating a
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Dred Scott v. Sandford

The Dred Scott case was an important Supreme Court decision written by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney that has several key elements.
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Gideon v. Wainwright

Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) is a landmark Supreme Court decision in which the court held that, based on the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, all defendants in criminal cases must be appointed
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