Landmark Supreme Court Cases: Civil Rights and Equal Protection

Editor/Author Leiter, Richard A. and Mersky, Roy M.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Facts On File

ISBN: 978-1-4381-8528-6
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2020
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This eBook contains concise, straightforward summaries, analyzing and explaining groundbreaking court cases on the issue of civil rights and equal protection.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Entries
  • Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases in the Supreme Court
  • United States v. Libellants and Claimants of the Schooner Amistad
  • Jones v. Van Zandt
  • Dred Scott v. Sandford
  • Bradwell v. Illinois
  • United States v. Cruikshank et al.
  • Strauder v. West Virginia
  • Civil Rights Cases of 1883
  • Yick Wo v. Hopkins
  • United States v. Jung Ah Lung
  • Chae Chan Ping v. United States
  • Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Williams v. State of Mississippi
  • United States v. Wong Kim Ark
  • Cumming v. Richmond County Board of Education
  • Guinn and Beal v. United States
  • Buchanan v. Warley
  • Corrigan v. Buckley
  • Nixon v. Herndon
  • Buck v. Bell
  • Norris v. Alabama
  • Grovey v. Townsend
  • Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada
  • Lane v. Wilson
  • United States v. Classic
  • Skinner v. State of Oklahoma ex rel. Williamson, Atty. Gen. of Oklahoma
  • Hirabayashi v. United States
  • Smith v. Allwright
  • Korematsu v. United States
  • Colegrove v. Green
  • Shelley v. Kraemer
  • Sweatt v. Painter
  • Terry v. Adams
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
  • Trop v. Dulles
  • Cooper v. Aaron
  • Lassiter v. Northampton County Board of Elections
  • Gomillion v. Lightfoot
  • Hoyt v. Florida
  • Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority
  • Baker v. Carr
  • Reynolds v. Sims
  • Pointer v. State of Texas
  • Katzenbach v. Morgan
  • Harper v. Virginia Board of Elections
  • Loving v. Virginia
  • Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.
  • Shapiro v. Thompson
  • Kramer v. Union Free School District
  • Dandridge v. Williams
  • Whitcomb v. Chavis
  • Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
  • Reed v. Reed
  • James v. Valtierra
  • Griggs v. Duke Power Company
  • Graham v. Richardson
  • Moose Lodge No. 107 v. Irvis
  • Furman v. Georgia
  • Sugarman v. Dougall
  • Milliken v. Bradley
  • Lau v. Nichols
  • Sosna v. Iowa
  • Schlesinger v. Ballard
  • Albemarle Paper Company v. Moody
  • Washington v. Davis
  • Runyon v. McCrary
  • Pasadena City Board of Education v. Spangler
  • Hampton v. Mow Sun Wong
  • Craig v. Boren
  • Arlington Heights v. Metropolitan Housing Development Corp.
  • Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
  • Foley v. Connelie, Superintendent of New York State Police, et al.
  • Ballew v. Georgia
  • Personnel Administrator of Mass. v. Feeney
  • Orr v. Orr
  • Caban v. Mohammed
  • Fullilove v. Klutznick
  • City of Mobile, Alabama v. Bolden
  • Rostker v. Goldberg
  • Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County
  • Kirchberg v. Feenstra
  • Rogers v. Lodge
  • Plyler v. Doe
  • Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) v. Wyoming et al.
  • Wygant v. Jackson Board of Education
  • Batson v. Kentucky
  • Turner v. Safley
  • Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara County
  • City of Richmond v. J. A. Croson Company
  • Metro Broadcasting, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission
  • Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Co.
  • Wisconsin v. Mitchell
  • Shaw v. Reno
  • Harris v. Forklift Systems, Inc.
  • Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Missouri v. Jenkins
  • United States v. Virginia
  • Romer v. Evans
  • Jaffee v. Redmond
  • Bush v. Vera
  • Abrams v. Johnson
  • Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.
  • Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth
  • Saenz v. Roe
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Smith
  • Davis v. Monroe County School Board
  • Bush v. Gore
  • Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs
  • Lawrence v. Texas
  • Grutter v. Bollinger
  • Gratz v. Bollinger
  • Blakely v. Washington
  • Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1; Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education
  • Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
  • District of Columbia v. Heller
  • Ricci v. DeStefano
  • Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al.
  • United States v. Windsor
  • Hollingsworth v. Perry
  • Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin
  • Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action
  • Obergefell v. Hodges
  • Equal Opportunity Employment Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.