Supreme Court Cases
The highest court in the land, it is the court of last resort for those looking for justice
- Dread Scott v. Sanford (1857)
45.8 million slaves are still held today in a few countries most notably in Central and East Asia and Central Africa.
- Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
When one legal right infringes upon another legal right who wins?
- McColloch v. Maryland (1819)
What happens when a federal “right” is not stated in the Constitution and is at odds with a state’s right?
- Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Different political entities often try to stake out their power against the others.