Ch 13: Supreme Court Cases 1966-1967

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Supreme Court Cases 1966-1967 - Chapter Summary

In this engaging and easy-to-follow chapter, our instructors outline the notable Supreme Court cases from 1966-1967 for your review. Topics covered here include the dissent of South Carolina v. Katzenbach, the decision found in Memoirs v. Massachusetts and the case of Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections. We've made it easy for you to test your knowledge of these topics by providing quizzes for each lesson and a test at the end of the chapter. Professional instructors have created these learning tools and are available to answer your questions if you have any trouble along the way. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Describe the case of United Mine Workers of America v. Gibbs
  • Detail the significance of Sheppard v. Maxwell
  • Explain the decision reached in Katzenbach v. Morgan
  • Give the facts involved in the case of Schmerber v. California
  • Outline the ruling in Garrity v. New Jersey
  • Discuss the Abbot Laboratories v. Gardner case brief
  • Summarize Afroyim v. Rusk
  • Identify the case of Reitman v. Mulkey
  • Explain the decision reached in Berger v. New York
  • Describe the case of Curtis Publishing Company v. Butts
  • Provide a summary of United States v. Wade
  • Outline the case of Gilbert v. California

14 Lessons in Chapter 13: Supreme Court Cases 1966-1967
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South Carolina v. Katzenbach: Summary, Significance & Dissent

1. South Carolina v. Katzenbach: Summary, Significance & Dissent

To address discriminatory suppression of voting rights, Congress passed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which was challenged as unconstitutional by South Carolina. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with that challenge.

Memoirs v. Massachusetts: Summary & Decision

2. Memoirs v. Massachusetts: Summary & Decision

Obscene material is not protected by the First Amendment. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court defines what is obscene material in 'Memoirs v. Massachusetts.'

Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections: Case Brief

3. Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections: Case Brief

The 14th Amendment requires that the law treat everyone equally. In this lesson, we will learn how poll taxes were used to discriminate against the poor in their right to vote.

United Mine Workers of America v. Gibbs

4. United Mine Workers of America v. Gibbs

Under certain circumstances, federal courts can have jurisdiction over cases between citizens of a state. In this lesson, we will explore when the federal courts have this jurisdiction.

Sheppard v. Maxwell: Summary, Decision & Significance

5. Sheppard v. Maxwell: Summary, Decision & Significance

Too much publicity can affect a person's ability to get a fair hearing. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court determined when a high-profile criminal case becomes an unfair trial.

Katzenbach v. Morgan: Case Brief, Decision & Significance

6. Katzenbach v. Morgan: Case Brief, Decision & Significance

A group of New York voters challenged the right of Congress to invalidate their voter eligibility requirements. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court settled that issue.

Schmerber v. California: Case Brief, Decision & Facts

7. Schmerber v. California: Case Brief, Decision & Facts

In this lesson, you will learn about the U.S. Supreme Court case Schmerber v. California and its precedent for Fourth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, and Fourteenth Amendment case law.

Garrity v. New Jersey: Case Brief, Ruling & Facts

8. Garrity v. New Jersey: Case Brief, Ruling & Facts

In this lesson, you will understand the ruling of Garrity v. New Jersey and how it affects police officers, and public employees to this very day. You will know how the ruling impacts public employees, and employers.

Abbott Laboratories v. Gardner Case Brief

9. Abbott Laboratories v. Gardner Case Brief

To file a lawsuit, the plaintiff must have standing. In this lesson, we will learn what standing is and how the Supreme Court decides when someone has it.

Reitman v. Mulkey: Case Brief

10. Reitman v. Mulkey: Case Brief

Discrimination by private individuals is not directly prohibited by the Constitution. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Reitman v. Mulkey'' addressed a state's constitutional amendment that allowed discrimination by private land owners.

Berger v. New York: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

11. Berger v. New York: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

The right to privacy is protected by the Fourth Amendment. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Berger v. New York'' impacted that right.

Curtis Publishing Company v. Butts

12. Curtis Publishing Company v. Butts

A journalist has every right to publish a story about another's wrongdoing, but they can't publish something they know to be false. In this lesson we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with that issue in ''Curtis Publishing Company v. Butts''.

United States v. Wade: Case Brief & Summary

13. United States v. Wade: Case Brief & Summary

Once a person is arrested, they have the right to an attorney. In this lesson we will look at how the Supreme Court's decision in ''United States v. Wade'' secured that right at a police line-up.

Gilbert v. California: Case Brief

14. Gilbert v. California: Case Brief

In this lesson, you will learn about the US Supreme Court Case of Jesse James Gilbert v. California, the facts of the case, the issues presented to the court and the decision of the case that served as precedent for future Supreme Court Cases.

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