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Supreme Court Cases 1944-1949 - Chapter Summary
This helpful chapter covers Supreme Court cases between 1944 and 1949. These cases include Smith v. Allwright, Korematsu v. United States and Southern Pacific Co. v. Arizona. Feel free to access these learning tools at your convenience on your mobile device or computer 24 hours a day. Take the related quiz with each lesson to ensure you've mastered the lesson's concepts before moving on in the chapter. These lessons and quizzes were designed by expert instructors, so you can feel confident you're learning the most accurate and up-to-date information possible. Once you complete these lessons, you should be able to:
- Explain the significance of ex parte Endo
- Identify the decision in International Shoe Co. v. Washington
- Provide a summary for Marsh v. Alabama
- Detail how United States v. Causby impacted trespassing and airspace
- Summarize Colegrove v. Green
- Outline Pinkerton v. United States and Pinkerton Liability
- Discuss the decision made in Louisiana ex rel. Francis v. Resweber
- Describe the Hickman v. Taylor case brief
- Explain the decision made in Everson v. Board of Education
- Summarize Crane v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
- Explore the significance of Adamson v. California
- Outline the decision made in McCollum v. Board of Education
- Give a summary of Shelley v. Kraemer
- Identify the Goesaert v. Cleary case brief
1. Smith v. Allwright: Summary, Decision & Significance
How would you feel if you could not vote? There was a time when, due to the color of your skin, this was a reality. Racial segregation ran rampant through the U.S. until one American took a chance and battled for equality.
2. Southern Pacific Co. v. Arizona (1945): Case Brief
Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution gives the federal government the sole power to regulate commerce between the states. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Southern Pacific Co. v. Arizona'' dealt with an Arizona law that affected interstate commerce.
3. International Shoe Co. v. Washington: Case Brief & Decision
Each state has laws that allow it to exercise authority over persons in another state. In this lesson, we will look at the Supreme Court's decision in International Shoe Co. v. Washington State and what it means for states exercising that authority.
4. Marsh v. Alabama (1946): Summary
Marsh v. Alabama (1946) was a landmark case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court after World War II. The nation was recovering from years of conflict to protect freedom, and the court system was working on cases regarding citizens' fundamental rights. This lesson will provide a summary of Marsh v. Alabama (1946) and an explanation of how this case affects us today.
5. Pinkerton v. United States & Pinkerton Liability
When two or more people commit a crime together, they are often charged with conspiracy. In this lesson, we will learn how the Pinkerton v. United States case impacts how criminals are charged and convicted when in a conspiracy.
6. Louisiana ex rel. Francis v. Resweber: Case & Decision
Constitutional rights do not end at a guilty verdict but extend to the punishment phase as well. In this lesson, we will learn the impact Louisiana ex rel. Francis v. Resweber case had on a convicted criminal's Fifth and Eighth Amendment rights.
7. Hickman v. Taylor: Case Brief
What falls under attorney-client privilege? What has to be disclosed during discovery? These two questions were at the heart of the Supreme Court case 'Hickman v. Taylor.' In this lesson, we'll examine that case and its impact on American law.
8. Everson v. Board of Education: Summary & Decision
The establishment clause of the First Amendment determines the degree of entanglement of religion and government. In this lesson, we will learn how Everson v. Board of Education clarified that relationship.
9. Adamson v. California: Case Brief, Decision & Significance
The Fifth Amendment protects people from being forced to testify against themselves. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in Adamson v. California impacted that right.
10. McCollum v. Board of Education: Case Brief & Decision
The First Amendment prohibits the government from creating a state religion, but what about aiding or supporting a religion? The Supreme Court's decision in ''McCollum v. Board of Education'' helped answer those questions.
11. Shelley v. Kraemer: Summary, Decision & Significance
Racially segregated neighborhoods plagued many communities across the country. Most were accomplished by private and legal agreements between homeowners. In this lesson we will see how the Supreme Court dealt with this issue in ''Shelley v. Kraemar''.
12. Goesaert v. Cleary: Case Brief
All Constitutional rights are balanced with the needs of the government to protect us. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with the need to protect people based on their gender, and their rights against discrimination.
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- Supreme Court Cases 1940-1943
- Supreme Court Cases 1950-1954
- Supreme Court Cases 1955-1959
- Supreme Court Cases 1960-1963
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- Supreme Court Cases 1966-1967
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- 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