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Supreme Court Cases 1864-1873 - Chapter Summary
Our informative chapter covers important Supreme Court cases from 1864 to 1873. You'll study the facts, significance, and rulings for cases including ex parte Milligan, Mississippi v. Johnson and much more. Feel free to take your time and work at your own pace as you complete each lesson. Take the short quiz accompanying each lesson to ensure you've understood what you've learned. If you have any questions as you move through the chapter, reach out to one of our instructors for assistance. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Outline the decision in ex parte McCardle
- Give an analysis of ex parte Yerger
- Discuss Hepburn v. Griswold
- Point out how the United States v. Klein applies to legal tender cases
- Explain how Taylor v. Taintor affected bondsman rights
- Identify the significance of Bradwell v. Illinois
1. Ex Parte Milligan: Case, Summary & Significance
The U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to a trial by a jury to the accused. In this lesson, we will learn if a trial by one's peers can mean a trial by a military tribunal.
2. Mississippi v. Johnson: Case Brief & Significance
This lesson will discuss the case of ''Mississippi v. Johnson'' and the significance it had on America at the time, as well as the significance that it holds today. Upon completion, the reader should have a strong knowledge of this landmark case.
3. Ex parte McCardle: Case Brief, Decision & Significance
This lesson will discuss the seminal case of Ex parte McCardle, the facts of the case, the decision of the case and its significance in US jurisprudence. The lesson will discuss terms such as habeas corpus and jurisdiction, as well as the case Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.
4. Ex parte Yerger: Case Brief, Decision & Analysis
The United States' Constitution guarantees the accused a fair trial. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court ruled whether a military court can give a civilian a fair trial.
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Other chapters within the U.S. Supreme Court Cases: Study Guide & Review course
- Supreme Court Justices
- Supreme Court Cases 1789-1863
- Supreme Court Cases 1910-1919
- Supreme Court Cases 1920-1929
- Supreme Court Cases of the 1930s
- Supreme Court Cases 1940-1943
- Supreme Court Cases 1944-1949
- Supreme Court Cases 1950-1954
- Supreme Court Cases 1955-1959
- Supreme Court Cases 1960-1963
- Supreme Court Cases 1964-1965
- Supreme Court Cases 1966-1967
- Supreme Court Cases 1968-1969
- Supreme Court Cases 1970-1971
- Supreme Court Cases 1972
- Supreme Court Cases 1973-1974
- Supreme Court Cases 1975-1976
- Supreme Court Cases 1977
- Supreme Court Cases 1978
- Supreme Court Cases 1979
- Supreme Court Cases 1980
- Supreme Court Cases 1981
- Supreme Court Cases 1982