Topics: Supreme Court of the United States, Vietnam War, United States Pages: 3 (942 words) Published: April 24, 2013
Gabe Girotto
mapp v. ohio- a landmark case in the area of U.S. criminal procedure, in which the United States Supreme Court decided that evidence obtained in violation of the Fourth Amendment protection against "unreasonable searches and seizures" may not be used in criminal prosecutions in state courts, as well as federal courts. gideon v. wainwright- a landmark case in United States Supreme Court history. In the case, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that state courts are required under the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants unable to afford their own attorneys. escobedo v. Illinois- a United States Supreme Court case holding that criminal suspects have a right to counsel during police interrogations under the Sixth Amendment. The case was decided a year after the court held in Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963) that indigent criminal defendants had a right to be provided counsel at trial. miranda v. Arizona- This 1966 Supreme Court case held that the 5th Amendment self-incrimination clause requires government agents to warn suspects of their right to remain silent and/or contact an attorney before questioning them when they are in custody. Statements made without this warning are inadmissible in court (like the exclusionary rule for evidence) baker v. carr- case that est. one man one vote. this decision created guidelines for drawing up congresional districts and guaranteed a more equitable system of representation to the citizens of each state yates v. u.s.- This was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States involving free speech and congressional power. It ruled that the First Amendment protected radical and reactionary speech, unless it posed a "clear and present danger." engel v. vitale- the 1962 supreme court decision holding that state officials violated the 1st amendment when they wrote a prayer to be recited by new york's schoolchildren griswold v....
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