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Supreme Court Cases- Notes Directions: 1) Share this document with the other members of your group 2) Fill in the boxes for the following cases. You can find information here: Case Info 3) 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- Cases CASES Constitutional Issue? (Amendments, Clauses, etc.) Supreme Court’s Ruling Right(s) that we have now because of this case. Summary in your own words Gideon v. Wainwright 1963 6th: Right to an Attorney 14: Due Process Clause Betts v. Brady ruling in favor of states rights to decide if an individual gets a free lawyer The right to a free attorney should apply to everyone because not having an attorney infringes on an individual's right to 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 Betts decision. 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. Madison 1803 Judiciary Act of 1789: - -granted Court the power to issue writs of mandamus Judicial review Acts 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. Maryland 1819 The “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 powers under the Necessary and Proper Clause of Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution to create the Second Bank of the United States.
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