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Supreme Court Cases 1950-1954 - Chapter Summary
In this interesting chapter, our instructors discuss and outline notable cases of the Supreme Court between 1950 and 1954. As part of your study, you'll review Mullane v. Central Hanover Bank & Trust Co., Sweatt v. Painter, McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents and many more. Each topic is clearly outlined in our professionally designed lessons, and you can go back and review any of the subjects that you need to. To test your knowledge, we've provided a short quiz with each lesson to help assess your understanding. This chapter is designed to help you:
- Summarize Johnson v. Eisentrager
- Explain the main points of Kunz v. New York
- Give some of the facts of Feiner v. New York
- Outline Universal Camera Corp. v. National Labor Relations Board
- Detail the decision in Dennis v. United States
- Discuss the Stack v. Boyle case brief
- Provide a summary for Rochin v. California
- Identify the importance of Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer
- Describe the dissent in Beauharnais v. Illinois
- Explain the decision found in Zorach v. Clauson
- Outline the dissenting opinion given in United States v. Reynolds
- Discuss the significance of Hernandez v. Texas
- Summarize Bolling v. Sharpe and Berman v. Parker
1. Sweatt v. Painter: Summary, Decision & Significance
People didn't always have equal access to public services like universities or buses. In this lesson, let's learn how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Sweatt v. Painter'' moved the country closer to full legal equality.
2. McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents
The 14th Amendment guarantees equal treatment under the law. In this lesson we will see what impact the Supreme Court's decision in ''McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents'' had on that guarantee.
3. Johnson v. Eisentrager: Case Brief & Summary
The rights of prisoners of war depends on which country holds them. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Johnson v. Eisentrager'' helped decide the rights of prisoners held by the United States.
4. Kunz v. New York (1951): Summary
Practically every American knows we have freedom of speech, so why do people have to get a permit to hold a rally or religious event? In this lesson, we will learn how the decision in Kunz v. New York helped answer that question.
5. Feiner v. New York (1951): Case Brief, Significance & Facts
We know we have free speech, but what happens when that speech incites someone to violence? In this lesson we will learn how a Supreme Court case established those limits.
6. Dennis v. United States: Summary, Significance & Decision
The Supreme Court is often tasked with balancing individual free speech rights against the government's obligation to protect its citizens. In this lesson, we will explore how that balance was impacted by ''Dennis v. United States''.
7. Stack v. Boyle (1951): Case Brief, Facts & Decision
We've all heard about the Eighth Amendment protection from cruel and unusual punishment, but many don't know that it protects us from excessive bail as well. In this case, we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in Stack v Boyle shapes that protection.
8. Rochin v. California: Case Brief, Summary & Significance
In this lesson you will learn about the U.S. Supreme Court case Rochin v. California, its facts, the issue presented to the court, and its significance in U.S. jurisprudence.
9. Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer
The Constitution places restrictions on all branches of the government. In this lesson we will learn how the Supreme Court's ruling in ''Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer'' had an impact on the president's power.
10. Beauharnais v. Illinois: Summary & Dissent
Free speech has its limits. In this lesson, you will learn how the decision in ''Beauharnais v. Illinois'' helped set those limits for offensive and harmful speech.
11. Zorach v. Clauson: Case Brief & Decision
Religious freedom prevents the government from establishing a religion. Does that mean the government has no involvement with religion? This lesson explains how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Zorach v. Clauson'' helped answer that question.
12. Hernandez v. Texas: Summary & Significance
Many times a law does not discriminate based on race, but how the law is applied does. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with that issue in ''Hernandez v. Texas''.
13. Bolling v. Sharpe: Summary & Decision
Schools in America were not always integrated. It took several decades, and more than one landmark court case, for this to happen. This lesson will summarize the case of Bolling v. Sharpe, one of these landmark cases.
14. Berman v. Parker: Summary & Ruling
The Constitution allows the taking of private land if it's used for public use. In this lesson, we will examine the Berman v. Parker case and learn what is meant by public use and how it can be achieved.
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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 1864-1873
- 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 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