Dred Scott v. Sandford
Supreme Court of the United States, 1857
19 Howard 393, 15 L.Ed. 691
In 1834, Dred Scott, a Negro slave belonging to Dr. Emerson, a surgeon in the United States Army, was taken by
his master to Illinois, where slavery was forbidden.
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
Breaking the Rules
You may have heard the saying, Some rules are meant to be
broken. In 1890, a man named Homer Plessy broke the rules. The
state of Louisiana had passed the Separate Car Act, which required
Republic of the Philippines
A.M. No. 533
April 29, 1968
IN RE: FLORENCIO MALLARE.
REYES, J.B.L., Actg. C.J.:
The respondent, Florencio Mallare, was admitted to the practice of law on 5
March 1962. In his verified petition to
Roe v. Wade (1973)
Abortion, Right to Privacy
. . . We acknowledge our awareness of the sensitive
and emotional nature of the abortion controversy, of the
vigorous opposing views, even among physicians, and of
the deep and seemingly absolute convictions t
SUPREME COURT REPORTER. VOL 13.
(163 U. S. 531)
PLESSY v. FERGUSON.
(May 18. 1896.)
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1. An act requiring White and colored per-
sons to be furnished with separate accommoda-
tions on railway tr