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Ch 16: Supreme Court Cases 1972

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If you need to review 1972 Supreme Court cases quickly, take a look at these fun lessons and quizzes. This study guide chapter offers you a convenient way to study this year's Supreme Court cases for exams, homework assignments, projects or fun.

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Anyone who needs help learning about Supreme Court cases from 1972 will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to review Supreme Court case briefs and rulings from 1972. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing Supreme Court case briefs
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about U.S. Supreme Court cases (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the Supreme Court cases of 1972 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:

  • Papachristou v. City of Jacksonville
  • Cruz v. Beto
  • Eisenstadt v. Baird
  • Sierra Club v. Morton
  • Apodaca v. Oregon
  • Jackson v. Indiana
  • Fuentes v. Shevin
  • Flood v. Kuhn
  • Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner
  • Laird v. Tatum
  • Board of Regents v. Roth
  • Perry v. Sindermann
  • Gravel v. United States
  • Branzburg v. Hayes
  • Gottschalk v. Benson

11 Lessons in Chapter 16: Supreme Court Cases 1972
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Cruz v. Beto Supreme Court Case (1972): Summary & Case Brief

1. Cruz v. Beto Supreme Court Case (1972): Summary & Case Brief

The First Amendment protects the right to worship as one sees fit. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court dealt with a prisoner's right to worship freely.

Eisenstadt v. Baird Case Brief (1972): Summary, Arguments & Decision

2. Eisenstadt v. Baird Case Brief (1972): Summary, Arguments & Decision

The 14th Amendment prohibits the unequal treatment of people under the law. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Eisenstadt v. Baird'' dealt with discrimination against married people.

Apodaca v. Oregon (1972): Case Brief, Decision & Facts

3. Apodaca v. Oregon (1972): Case Brief, Decision & Facts

In most criminal trials, the verdict must be unanimous. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court ruled in Apodaca v. Oregon regarding a law allowing a criminal verdict to be by a majority vote.

Jackson v. Indiana (1972) Supreme Court Case: Case Brief & Summary

4. Jackson v. Indiana (1972) Supreme Court Case: Case Brief & Summary

Civil commitment laws allow the state to lock someone up based on being a danger to self or society. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of such a law that allowed for permanent commitment.

Fuentes v. Shevin (1972): Case Brief, Ruling & Facts

5. Fuentes v. Shevin (1972): Case Brief, Ruling & Facts

The law allows the seller of goods to recover those goods if the buyer doesn't pay. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court in ''Fuentes v. Shevin'' ruled on the constitutionality of such a law.

Flood v. Kuhn: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

6. Flood v. Kuhn: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

Do federal antitrust laws apply to professional baseball teams? In this lesson, we'll examine the landmark Supreme Court case Flood v. Kuhn, which tried to answer that very question.

Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner (1972): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

7. Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner (1972): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

The First Amendment gives one the right to free speech in a public place. In this lesson, you will learn how the Supreme Court in ''Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner'' applied that right in public areas that were privately owned.

Board of Regents v. Roth (1972): Case Brief & Summary

8. Board of Regents v. Roth (1972): Case Brief & Summary

Are Americans guaranteed the right to work? In this lesson, we'll look at an important US Supreme Court case, ''Board of Regents v. Roth'', and the arguments around whether a person is guaranteed due process in employment disputes.

Perry v. Sindermann: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

9. Perry v. Sindermann: Case Brief, Summary & Decision

Do fired employees deserve an appeal process? In this lesson, we'll examine the Supreme Court case ''Perry v. Sindermann'' to see how the US Supreme Court answered that question.

Branzburg v. Hayes (1972): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

10. Branzburg v. Hayes (1972): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

Members of the press are protected by the First Amendment, but does that give those members immunity from testifying in a criminal case? In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's ruling in ''Branzburg v. Hayes'' addressed that question.

Branzburg v. Hayes Case (1972): Significance & Dissenting Opinion

11. Branzburg v. Hayes Case (1972): Significance & Dissenting Opinion

The First Amendment provides for freedom of the press, but does that mean journalists get special privileges under the law? In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's ruling in ''Branzburg v. Hayes'' addressed that question.

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