Supreme Court Cases For Gov 357M Exam II

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Supreme Court Cases For Gov 357M Exam II Reapportionment Case Name Date Description/ Effect Baker v Carr 1961 Reapportionment is justifiable and not simply a political issue. The court can and will hear cases pertaining to this issue. Reynolds v Sims 1964 Legislatures had to be apportioned on an Equal Population Basis (14 th amendment) to eliminate rural dominance in states interests. Lucas v. Colorado 1964 Struck down a new constitutional amendment in Colorado that allowed unequal representation, even though the public voted for it. Popular vote doesn’t override precedence. Busing Desegregation Cases Case Name Date Description/ Effect Green v New Kent County 1968 Found that Freedom Of choice did not comply with Brown II and was unconstitutional. Establishes new ideals of how to solve voluntary and societal segregation. Swann v Charlotee- Mecklenburg Board of Eduation 1971 Busing students to promote integration is constitutional. Miliken v Bradley 1974 Limited Swann ruling. Ruled against busing across 53 different school districts. This limits busing to urban city limits not to include a city’s suburbs. Keyes v Denver School District 1973 Extended the benefits of busing to an unwelcoming north. This showed that segregation was not limited to the south and busing was needed all over. Jenkins v Missouri 1995 Requiring Missouri to fund salary increases and remedial education classes was beyond the reach of a district judge. Following this The Rehnquist court “ declared victory and went home” never again hearing a busing case. Abortion Cases Case Name Date Description/ Effect Roe v Wade 1973 Right to privacy under due process and the 14 th amendment. Texas law making it a crime to assist a woman to get an abortion violated her due process
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