Supreme Cases from 1803-2018

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT ( - )

These cases involved questions that came before the Supreme Court that needed answers. The questions in order of appearance in this project are as follows. Does Congress have the power to pass laws that override the Constitution? What shall we do about the international slave trade? In what respect does the right of an author differ from that of an individual who has invented a most useful and valuable machine? Is there any difference between property in slaves and other property? Can the House of Representatives impeach the President? Why were women excluded from suffrage in nearly all the states by the express provision of their constitutions and laws? Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? What is double jeopardy? What shall we do about a child born in the United States who has parents who are subjects of a different nation? Are lotteries legal? Should motion pictures be censured? Is speech protected under the First Amendment during wartime? Why did we stop saying the pledge of allegiance? Where does the idea of "one person, one vote" come from? How does the First Amendment protect us from a claim of defamation or libel? Is electronic eavesdropping legal? Why are churches tax free institutions? How was the decision to allow abortions made?

Genre(s): Law, Social Science (Culture & Anthropology)

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137 decided February 24, 1803 Part 1 Etext Michael Fassio
00:34:55
Play 02 Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137 decided February 24, 1803 Part 2 Etext Michael Fassio
00:24:56
Play 03 Laidlaw v. Organ, 15 U.S. 2 Wheat. 178 178 Decided March 15, 1817 Etext Colleen McMahon
00:02:00
Play 04 The Antelope, 23 U.S. 10 Wheat. 66 66 Decided March 15, 1825 Etext fshort
00:34:05
Play 05 Wheaton v. Peters, 33 U.S. 591 Decided March 19, 1834 Etext Mike Overby
00:33:32
Play 06 United States v. The Amistad, 40 U.S. 518 Decided March 9, 1841 Etext Michael Fassio
00:27:47
Play 07 Mississippi v. Johnson, 71 U.S (4 Wall.) 475 Decided April 15, 1867 Etext Tom Parker
00:10:38
Play 08 Minor v. Happersett, 88 U.S. 162 Decided March 29, 1875 Etext KevinS
00:35:52
Play 09 Nix v. Hedden, 149 U.S. 304 Decided May 10, 1893 Etext Colleen McMahon
00:03:59
Play 10 United States v. Ball, 163 U.S. 662 Decided May 25, 1896 Etext KevinS
00:29:22
Play 11 United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 Decided March 27, 1898 Part 1 Etext Elsie Selwyn
00:29:35
Play 12 United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 Decided March 27, 1898 Part 2 Etext Elsie Selwyn
00:25:00
Play 13 United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 Decided March 27, 1898 Part 3 Etext Elsie Selwyn
00:22:30
Play 14 United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 Decided March 27, 1898 Part 4 Etext Elsie Selwyn
00:25:11
Play 15 United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 169 U.S. 649 Decided March 27, 1898 Part 5 Etext Elsie Selwyn
00:26:00
Play 16 Lottery Case, 188 U.S. 321 Decided February 23, 1903 Etext Gretchen LaBuhn
00:40:50
Play 17 Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio, 236 U.S. 230 Decided February 23, 1915 Etext Greg Giordano
00:29:11
Play 18 Debs v. United States, 249 U.S. 211 Decided March 10, 1919 Etext fshort
00:13:01
Play 19 West Virginia State Bd. of Educ. v. Barnette, 319 U.S. 624 Decided June 14, 1943 Etext Craig Campbell
00:36:29
Play 20 Gray v. Sanders, 372 U.S. 368 Decided March 18, 1963 Etext
KevinS
00:20:39
Play 21 New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 Decided March 9, 1964 Part 1 Etext Craig Campbell
00:37:54
Play 22 New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 Decided March 9, 1964 Part 2 Etext Craig Campbell
00:52:05
Play 23 Berger v. New York, 388 U.S. 41 Decided June 12, 1967 Etext rmrm
00:35:57
Play 24 Walz v. Tax Commission of City of New York, 397 U.S. 664 Decided May 4, 1970 Etext Colleen McMahon
00:27:08
Play 25 Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 Decided January 22, 1973 Part 1 Etext Colleen McMahon
00:47:10
Play 26 Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 Decided January 22, 1973 Part 2 Etext Colleen McMahon
00:42:23
Play 27 McDaniel v. Paty 435 U.S. 618 Decided: April 19, 1978 Etext fshort
00:18:40
Play 28 Rosales-Mireles v. United States Decided June 18, 2018 Etext Gretchen LaBuhn
00:24:14