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Best Supreme Court Ruling Poll


What (In your opinion) was the best Supreme Court Ruling?  

11 members have voted

  1. 1. Pick 4 Choices

    • Marbury V. Madison (Established Judicial Review and gave the Supreme Court its power.)
      3
    • Brown V. Board of Education (Made segregation illegal and reversed Plessy V. Ferguson’s “separate but equal” ruling.)
      9
    • Gideon V. Wainwright (Gave citizens the right to an attorney.)
      5
    • Miranda V. Arizona (Gave citizen the “Miranda Rights” such as the right to remain silent.)
      3
    • Roe V. Wade (Gave women the right to an abortion.)
      4
    • Mapp V. Ohio (Established that illegally or unconstitutionally obtained evidence couldn’t be used in a trial.)
      2
    • Reynold V. Sims (Established the “One man one vote” doctrine, and required all districts be drawn to have equal populations.)
      2
    • Loving V. Virginia (De-facto legalized interracial marriage.)
      4
    • Obergefell V. Hodges (De-facto legalized gay marriage.)
      6
    • Philips V. Martin Marietta Corp (Ended discriminatory hiring practices towards young mothers.)
      0
    • Yoder V. Wisconsin (Gave citizens the right to opt out of school.)
      0
    • United States V. Nixon (Established that a president couldn’t use “executive privilege” to withhold sensitive information.)
      1
    • District of Columbia V. Heller (Gave citizens the right to own a firearm in their home for self defense.)
      2
    • Other (Comment Below)
      0


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Minor mistake. For Keller V. District of Columbia I said it “gave” citizens the right to own a firearm. I meant to put “upheld” since the 2nd amendment already gave that right.

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