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  • ... 705, 35 L. Ed. 2d 147 (1973), was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that declared a pregnant woman is entitled to have an abortion until the en ...future state legislation on the issue. In a long and detailed opinion, the Court specified the points during a woman's pregnancy when the interests of the s
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  • ...s]]</b></small> 377 U.S. 533, 84 S. Ct. 1362, 12 L. Ed. 2d 506 (1964). The Court ruled that a state's <small><b>[[Apportionment]]</b></small> plan for seats
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  • ...sidering many abortion-related appeals and petitions, on May 31, 1971, the Court accepted two cases, <span>[[Roe v. Wade|Roe v. Wade]]</span> 410 U.S. 113, ...suit. Thirty-six abortion reform groups filed briefs, or reports, with the court on Roe's behalf. These included women's, medical, university, public health
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  • <div type="article"><p>The McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 (15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1011 et seq.) gives states the authority to regulate the "busine ...Clause|Commerce Clause]]</span>. In <i>South-Eastern Underwriters</i>, the Court held that an insurance company that conducted substantial business across s
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  • ...urity Act, also known as the Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C.A. § 781 et seq.), was part of a legislative package that was designated ...f the law in 1968 as a result of a number of decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court that declared certain aspects of the law unconstitutional.
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  • ...he judiciary in 1912, presiding as associate justice of the Nevada Supreme Court; he rendered decisions as chief justice during 1917 and 1918. He subsequent ...s to become involved in the government. The McCarran-Walter Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1101 et seq.) imposed stricter restrictions on immigration.</p>
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  • ...e, 17 U.S. (4 Wheat.) 316, 4 L.Ed. 579 (1819), decided by the U.S. Supreme Court that established the principles that the federal government possesses broad ...tween the federal and state governments required resolution by the Supreme Court.
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  • A landmark decision of the Supreme Court, ''McGrain v. Daugherty'', 273 U.S. 135, 47 S.Ct. 319, 71 L.Ed. 580 (1927), ...g the seizure of Daugherty. The deputy made a direct appeal to the Supreme Court, which accepted the case for review.
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  • ... that office, he revised the state tax structure, reorganized the juvenile court system, established a labor relations board, and started a <span>[[Workers' ...fully defended the constitutionality of the Public Holding Company Act (15 U.S.C.A. § 79 et seq.) and fully supported an international military tribunal's
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  • ... U.S. attorney general (1897). His controversial nomination to the Supreme Court in 1897 led to a twenty-seven-year tenure. .../span>&nbsp;<span>Harrison</span>]] appointed McKenna to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Opponents protested that McKenna was unqualified and, moreover,
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  • ...ey complained endlessly about the great deal of travel required by Supreme Court justices at that time. He produced only 20 opinions and two concurrences du ...esentative when Congress increased the number of seats on the U.S. Supreme Court from seven to nine. President Van Buren first offered one of the seats to a
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  • ...stion in 1901 in a set of decisions known as the <i>Insular</i> cases. The Court held that these new possessions were domestic territory of the United State
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  • ...urt for thirty-two years, one of the longest tenures in the history of the Court.</p><p>McLean was born on March 11, 1785, in New Jersey but was raised prim ...een, he began working as an apprentice to the clerk of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas in Cincinnati and also studied law with Arthur St. Clair an
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  • ... is applicable only in federal prosecutions, derives from the U.S. Supreme Court cases of <i>McNabb v. United States</i>, 318 U.S. 332, 63 S. Ct. 608, 87 L. ...that the confessions should have been excluded from evidence at trial. The Court noted in its decision that the arresting officers had "subjected the accuse
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  • ...>James Clark McReynolds served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1914 to 1941. McReynolds was a very conservative justice who gained pr ...t cases but left the post in 1914 when Wilson appointed him to the Supreme Court.</p>
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  • ... in 1965 as an amendment to the Social Security Act of 1935 (title XIX, 42 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 1396), entitling low-income persons to medical care. The program <p>The U.S. Supreme Court, in <i>Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Service v. Blumer</i>, 534
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  • ...don B. Johnson's <span>[[Great Society|Great Society]]</span> programs (42 U.S.C.A. §§ 1395 et seq.). ... Cases that involve $1,000 or more can eventually be appealed to a federal court.
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  • ...Violent Offender Registration Act, Title 17, 108 Stat.2038, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 14071. This precursor to a federal Megan's Law conditioned certain fed ...Of 1994|violent crime control and law enforcement act of 1994]]</span> (42 U.S.C. 14071); the amendment is known as Megan's Law. This legislation directs a
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  • ...ion cases, extended help to him. Meredith and his attorneys fought some 30 court actions against the state.</p> ...d not be denied admission on the ground of race. Meredith had won, but the court order infuriated segregationists. Playing to popular sentiment, Mississippi
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  • ...v. United States'', 193 U.S. 197, 24 S. Ct. 436, 48 L. Ed. 679 (1904), the Court ruled that all mergers between directly competing firms constituted a combi ...ed States'', 221 U.S. 1, 31 S. Ct. 502, 55 L. Ed. 619 (1911), however, the Court adopted a less stringent "rule of reason test"to evaluate mergers. This rul
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  • ...6, 86 S. Ct. 1602, 16 L. Ed. 2d 694 (1966). In ''Michigan v. Tucker'', the Court concluded that the ''Miranda'' rights were procedural safeguards and not ri ...torney, the right to have a lawyer appointed to represent the suspect. The Court believed that this set of warnings would create a uniform policy for all la
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