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Ch 14: Supreme Court Cases 1968-1969

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If you're struggling with Supreme Court cases from 1968 to 1969, take a look at our informative chapter for assistance. You'll find user-friendly lessons and short quizzes here that are designed to help you earn a better grade in class, study for an upcoming exam or finish an assignment.

Supreme Court Cases 1968-1969 - Chapter Summary

In this helpful chapter, our instructors outline some of the important Supreme Court cases that occurred between 1968 and 1969. Some of the cases you'll study include Ginsberg v. New York, Duncan v. Louisiana, United States v. O'Brien and many more. We've made it easy to study at your convenience and made these lessons and quizzes accessible to you 24 hours a day on your mobile device or computer. The quizzes provided in this chapter are a great way to test yourself ahead of an exam or before moving on to other subjects. Once you complete these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the case of Green v. County School Board of New Kent County
  • Summarize Pickering v. Board of Education
  • Detail the dissent in Flast v. Cohen
  • Describe the decision in Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.
  • Provide a summary for Epperson v. Arkansas
  • Identify the significance of Stanley v. Georgia
  • Explain the Shapiro v. Thompson case brief
  • Outline the decision made in Red Lion Broadcasting v. FCC
  • Discuss the significance of Powell v. McCormack
  • Summarize Benton v. Maryland

10 Lessons in Chapter 14: Supreme Court Cases 1968-1969
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Ginsberg v. New York: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

1. Ginsberg v. New York: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

The First Amendment provides freedom of speech, but there are limits. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court addresses those limits in ''Ginsberg v. ''New York''.

Duncan v. Louisiana: Case Brief, Summary & Significance

2. Duncan v. Louisiana: Case Brief, Summary & Significance

This lesson will discuss Duncan v. Louisiana, the facts of the case, the decision by the Supreme Court, and its significance. We'll also discuss the incorporation of the Bill of Rights to the states through the 14th Amendment.

United States v. O'Brien (1968): Case Brief & Summary

3. United States v. O'Brien (1968): Case Brief & Summary

Free speech is often balanced with the legitimate interests of the government. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's decision in 'United States v. O'Brien' impacted that balance.

Green v. County School Board of New Kent County

4. Green v. County School Board of New Kent County

A decade after the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional, the Commonwealth of Virginia defied the court's ruling and continued with a policy of segregation. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with that policy.

Pickering v. Board of Education: Case Brief & Summary

5. Pickering v. Board of Education: Case Brief & Summary

Freedom of speech has its limits, and one of those might be talking bad about your employer. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with that issue in ''Pickering v. Board of Education''.

Flast v. Cohen: Case Brief, Decision & Dissent

6. Flast v. Cohen: Case Brief, Decision & Dissent

A person must have 'standing' before they can challenge a law. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court ruled regarding a taxpayer's right to sue based on how the money is spent.

Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.: Case & Decision

7. Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.: Case & Decision

The Constitution does not address discrimination by private individuals. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court decision dealt with that issue in Jones v. Mayer Co. (1968).

Stanley v. Georgia (1969): Case Brief, Dissent & Significance

8. Stanley v. Georgia (1969): Case Brief, Dissent & Significance

The First Amendment protects both speech and expression. In this lesson we will look at how the Supreme Court dealt with the claim that pornography is a protected form of expression under the First Amendment.

Benton v. Maryland: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

9. Benton v. Maryland: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

In this lesson, we will look at a person's right to not be tried over and over for the same charge, and how the Supreme Court's decision in ''Benton v. Maryland'' impacted the application of that right.

Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education: Summary, Case Brief & Facts

10. Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education: Summary, Case Brief & Facts

How quickly should Supreme Court decisions be carried out? This question was at the heart of the famous SCOTUS case 'Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education.' In this lesson, we'll take a close look at the case and its decision.

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