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Ch 18: Supreme Court Cases 1975-1976

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Check out this mobile-friendly chapter to review significant Supreme Court cases from 1975-1976. These bite-sized lessons and quizzes can help you quickly study these cases for exams, projects, class assignments or homework.

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Anyone who needs help learning about Supreme Court cases from 1975-1976 will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study basic information about these cases. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
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  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing Supreme Court case rulings
  • 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 Supreme Court cases from 1975-1976 for a standard U.S. government course. Cases covered include:

  • Goss v. Lopez
  • Bigelow v. Virginia
  • Warth v. Seldin
  • Faretta v. California
  • Buckley v. Valeo
  • Matthews v. Eldridge
  • National League of Cities v. Usery
  • Runyon v. McCrary
  • Fitzpatrick v. Bitzer
  • Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart
  • Woodson v. North Carolina
  • South Dakota v. Opperman
  • Bellotti v. Baird
  • Craig. v. Boren

8 Lessons in Chapter 18: Supreme Court Cases 1975-1976
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Bigelow v. Virginia (1975): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

1. Bigelow v. Virginia (1975): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

The Supreme Court for years held that commercial speech enjoyed less protection than political and expressive speech. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court's ruling in ''Bigelow v. Virginia'' impacted that precedent.

Faretta v. California (1975); Case Brief, Summary & Outcome

2. Faretta v. California (1975); Case Brief, Summary & Outcome

The Sixth Amendment gives one the right to an attorney. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court in Faretta v. California (1975) applied that right to a defendant who didn't want an attorney.

Runyon v. McCrary (1976): Case Brief & Summary

3. Runyon v. McCrary (1976): Case Brief & Summary

Should schools that are not funded by government funds be able to discriminate? This question was at the heart of a landmark Supreme Court case, 'Runyon v. McCrary.' In this lesson, we'll examine that case and its implications.

Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart Case Brief: Summary, Decision & Standard

4. Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart Case Brief: Summary, Decision & Standard

The First Amendment protects the press from actions from the government aimed at suppressing speech. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court dealt with a court order to not publish news about a trial.

Woodson v. North Carolina: Case Brief, Summary & Dissenting Opinion

5. Woodson v. North Carolina: Case Brief, Summary & Dissenting Opinion

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the death penalty in all 50 states causing many states to change their laws. In this lesson, we will look at the Court's decision regarding one of those new laws.

Woodson v. North Carolina: Decision & Significance

6. Woodson v. North Carolina: Decision & Significance

In one day in 1972, the Supreme Court reviewed five separate case dealing with the states' new death penalty laws. In this lesson, we will look at the Court's decision regarding one of those new laws.

South Dakota v. Opperman (1976): Case Brief, Summary & Facts

7. South Dakota v. Opperman (1976): Case Brief, Summary & Facts

The Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures of our person and dwellings. In this lesson, we will explore how the Supreme Court applied that right to a person's automobile.

Bellotti v. Baird (1976): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

8. Bellotti v. Baird (1976): Case Brief, Summary & Decision

A woman has a constitutional right to an abortion, but the law allows some restrictions. In this lesson, we will look at how the Supreme Court's ruling in ''Bellotti v. Baird'' impacted some of those restrictions.

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