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Supreme Court Cases 1960-1963 - Chapter Summary
If you are looking for a resource that can ensure you know all about Supreme Court cases from 1960 to 1963, you've reached the right place! This chapter offers summaries, facts and ruling details about cases like Flemming v. Nestor, Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority, Braunfeld v. Brown and Torcaso v. Watkins. Short quizzes and the practice exam in this chapter make it easy to find out how well you understand these cases. Feel free to reach out to our experts to clarify case details you don't fully understand. Enjoy 24/7 access to this chapter via any computer, smartphone or tablet. Upon completion, you will be able to:
- Discuss the case and important facts about Dusky v. United States
- Summarize and explain the significance of Boynton v. Virginia and Monroe v. Pape
- Give a summary of Gomillion v. Lightfoot and McGowan v. Maryland
- Explain facts in Poe v. Ullman and Marcus v. Search Warrant
- Provide the case summary and decision of Hoyt v. Florida
- Offer a summary and explain the ruling of Abington School District v. Schempp 1963
- Share the decision and significance of Sherbert v. Verner
1. Dusky v. United States: Case, Summary & Facts
Before a defendant can be convicted of a crime, he or she must be competent to stand trial. In this lesson we will look at the standards the Supreme Court set to determine competency.
2. Flemming v. Nestor: Case & Ruling
The Social Security Act guarantees payments to all retired persons in the United States. In this lesson, we will look at the constitutionality of a law denying payments to those deported for political reasons.
3. Boynton v. Virginia: Summary & Significance
In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Boyton v. Virginia'' was able to apply a federal anti-discrimination statute to a private business, that operated exclusively within its home state.
4. Monroe v. Pape: Case Summary & Significance
The law protects government officials from being sued for performing their duties, but there are exceptions. In this lesson we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Monroe v. Pape'' affected that right to sue.
5. Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority
The rights in the US Constitution protect us from government infringement on those rights. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with discrimination by a private company.
6. McGowan v. Maryland: Summary & Decision
The First Amendment prevents the government from establishing a religion. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court applied the amendment to a law prohibiting commercial activity on Sunday.
7. Braunfeld v. Brown: Summary & Facts
The First Amendment protects us from our government setting up or favoring a religion. In this lesson, we will see if that extends to laws regulating local commerce.
8. Torcaso v. Watkins: Summary, Verdict & Facts
American citizens have religious freedom. In this lesson, we'll take a look and the ''Torcaso v. Watkins'' case, and you'll learn how the Supreme Court ruled on whether people have a right to not engage in religion.
9. Poe v. Ullman: Case Summary & Dissent
In this lesson, the case of Poe v. Ullman will be summarized. Additionally, the dissent in this case will be discussed. Upon completion, the reader should have a strong knowledge of this case and its importance.
10. Hoyt v. Florida: Case Summary & Decision
This lesson will explore the case of ''Hoyt v. Florida'', a case where a woman was convicted of killing her husband, by a jury of men only. Upon completion, the reader should have a strong knowledge of this case and its reasoning.
11. Abington School District v. Schempp 1963: Summary & Ruling
The First Amendment prohibits the government from establishing a religion. But what is establishing a religion? In this lesson we will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Abington v. Schempp'' established a test to help answer that question.
12. Sherbert v. Verner: Summary, Decision & Significance
Religious freedom is a closely held right for many Americans, but that right often clashes with legitimate governmental functions. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with that issue in ''Sherbert v. Verner''.
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- 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 1950-1954
- Supreme Court Cases 1955-1959
- 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