Warren Court: Definition, Cases & Decisions


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In 1965, the Warren Court found it _____ to ask for a list of patients using birth control.

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1. Because of the Warren Court, _____ gained the right to counsel, even if they could not afford counsel.

2. In which case did the Warren Court decide that public education could no longer be segregated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of the Supreme Court's important rulings during the era known as the Warren Court. For successful completion of this quiz, you will need to have an understanding of these important rulings and the criticism that the Supreme Court faced as a result.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will test your understanding of the Warren Court's decisions on the following topics:

  • Public education
  • Right to privacy
  • Right to counsel
  • Voter's rights

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Warren Court lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Supreme Court's rulings under Chief Justice Earl Warren
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as rulings in Plessey v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson, 'Warren Court: Definition, Cases and Decisions.' This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the Warren Court
  • Identify the controversial Supreme Court rulings of the era
  • Outline the impact of Brown v. Board of Education
  • Describe the importance of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Reynolds v. Sims
  • Examine the ramifications of Gideon v. Wainwright and Griswold v. Connecticut