Landmark Supreme Court Cases
This is a partial list of Landmark Supreme Court cases, with brief descriptions of the ruling.
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- McCulloch v. Maryland
- J. W. Hampton, Jr. & Co. v. United States, The Separation of Powers can be side-stepped if Congress provides an "intelligible principle" to guide the executive branch.
- Plessy v. Ferguson
- Brown v. Board of Education
- Cooper v. Aaron, not only a court case regarding Segregation, but also establishes Judicial Supremacy.