Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)

March 10, 2021 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Case. “If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you,” goes the famed Miranda warning. This wasn’t always the case. […]

Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)

March 8, 2021 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Case. A Wisconsin statute required parents of children aged 16 and under to send their children to a formal school. The  Yoder parents […]

Engel v. Vitale (1961)

March 7, 2021 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Decision. For decades, many public schools across the United States started the school day with a prayer since the days of one-room schools. […]

Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)

March 4, 2021 USGOPO 0

Free Speech in Schools? In December of 1965 in Des Moines, Iowa, Mary Beth Tinker, her brother, Christopher Ekhardt, and others planned  an organized protest […]