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Civics - 11 most important cases for Florida Schools

Created Date 03.27.19
Last Updated 03.28.19
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  • established the Supreme Court's power of judicial review (Federal Power)
  • upheld the "separate but equal"; allowed segregation. (Civil Liberties)
  • Overturns Plessy v. Ferguson. Started public school integration (Civil Liberties)
  • said that a person accused of a major crime had the right to a lawyer (Rights of the Accused)
  • ruled that suspects must be informed of their rights before questioning (Rights of the Accused)
  • ruled that freedom of speech/expression applies to students in public schools
  • ruled that the president cannot use executive privilege as an excuse to withhold evidence.
  • said that public school officials may impose some limits on school publications
  • ruled that Florida's recount of presidential votes violated the 14th Amendment
  • ruled that even minors who are accused of a crime are guaranteed due process
  • Concluded school administrators could search a student without their permission or a warrant.