C-SPAN’s Historic Supreme Court Decisions

By: Zach Dalton


C-Span is starting a new series for the fall season entitled 12 Historic Supreme Court Decisions. This series will outline the decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States in each of these landmark cases and go into detail about the parties involved in each case. The series will also delve into the lawyers and justices who were central to these important cases. The show will attempt to put human faces to these decisions which often fade to just words on a page for law students. Episodes start with Marbury on 5 October, 2015 at 9 P.M. To get more information on the series please visit the 12 Historic Supreme Court Decisions website.

The decisions covered will be (click for more information on each case):

Marbury v. Madison

Scott v. Sandford

The Slaughter-house Cases

Lochner v. New York

Schenck v. United States

Korematsu v. United States

Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer

Brown v. Board of Education

Mapp v. Ohio

Baker v. Carr

Miranda v. Arizona

Roe v. Wade

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