Supreme Court Cases- Notes Directions: 1)Share this document with the other members of your group2)Fill in the boxes for the following cases. You can find information here: Case Info3)Once all the court cases have been completed, make a copy of this document.4)On your own copy, write a summary sentence about the cases that you did not research. 5)Submit your copy (with summaries) to Canvas- CasesCASESConstitutional Issue?(Amendments, Clauses, etc.)Supreme Court’s RulingRight(s) that we have nowbecause of this case.Summary in your own wordsGideon v. Wainwright19636th: Right to an Attorney14: Due Process ClauseBetts v. Brady ruling in favor of states rights to decide if an individual gets a free lawyerThe right to a free attorney should apply to everyone because not having an attorney infringes on an individual's rightto a fair trial. Attorney needed for a fair trial.The Gideon v. Wainwright decision ensured that all citizens are guaranteed the right to an attorney, reinforcing the 6th commitment to a fair trial, and overturning the Bettsdecision.Gideon charged with a felony and he cannot appoint counsel himself, denied because the crime is not a capital offense. The case ensured that everyone has the right to an attorney.Marbury v. Madison1803Judiciary Act of 1789: - -granted Court the power to issue writs of mandamus Judicial reviewActs of Congress in conflict with the Constitution are not law & therefore non-binding to the courts.Ruling the Judiciary Act of 1789 was unconstitutional.The Supreme Court became an equal partner in government.Apply the principle of judicial review. S.C. has the power to declare whether the laws are constitutional or not.The Supreme Court should review laws that conflict with the Constitution and can strike down a law as unconstitutional.McCulloch v. Maryland1819The “Necessary and Proper” Clause gave Congress the power to establish the national bank.Federal & legislative power.Before, the power to create a national bank was not explicitly written in the Congress had implied powersunder the Necessary and Proper Clause of Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitutionto create the Second Bank of the United States.
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Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution