A significant Supreme Court 5-3 ruling, striking down the Texas abortion access law in June 2016, brings the discussion of civil rights to the forefront. As a civics student, you will study other landmark cases during the course. Be sure to take the time to understand the issues and the Court’s decisions. You’ll need to know them for the mid-term and final exams.
Here are a few links to get you started:
- The key cases to know include these 25 Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Cases
- Here is a shorter list: 17 Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Cases
- Short easy to read information on the background, ruling, and impact for 10 cases can be found in the article The New York Times 10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know.
Quizlets abound. 13 Supreme Court Cases. Remember to add your own details and additional cases.