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Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court

Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court

Street Law, Inc. and The Supreme Court Historical Society are providing teachers with a full range of resources and activities to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases. "Street Law, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing practical, participatory education about law, democracy, and human rights." It "provides resources and solutions for teachers and educators; lawyers, law students, and judges; law enforcement officers/school resource officers; juvenile justice professionals; government agencies; and more." The site has information about 17 cases, including Marbury v. Madison (1803), Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), Miranda v. Arizona (1966), and Roe v. Wade (1973). The most recent case in the list is Texas v. Johnson (1989). Each case has an overview, background... Show More


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Grover Harrell
Grover Harrell (Faculty)
5 years ago

This site has a minimal number of historical cases listed.  It summarizes the primary issue of the cases too briefly.  It has a section on teaching strategy which could be useful for a first time teacher of the material, but offers nothing for more advanced teachers in search of new was of presenting the material.

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