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Concord Middle School Library

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1st - Island Trees SD v. PICO (1982) - freedom of information (banned books)
1st - Abington Town School District v. SCHEMPP - prayer in public school
1st - Engal v. Vitale - religion in school
1st - Tinker v. Des Moines - student free speech - model case
1st - Texas v. Johnson - freedom of speech/flag burning
1st - Skokie, IL- free speech march defending American Nazi Party
1st - Hazelwood - censorship/student rights
1st - Santa Fe School District v. Jane Doe (2000) - religion
1st - Frederick v. Morse - student speech

2nd - DC vs. Heller (2007)- right of personal self-defense

2nd - McDonald v. City of Chicago (2010)- states and gun rights

4th - TLO - student search and seizure
4th - Terry v. Ohio - stop and frisk
4th - Katz v. United States (1967) - wiretap
4th - Mapp v. Ohio (1961) - search & seizure
4th - Vernonia School District v. Acton - drug testing at school

5th - Miranda v. Arizona - self incrimination; due process
5th - Palazzalo v. Rhode Island - Takings clause
5th - Kelo v. New London
5th - Smith v. Massachusetts (2004) Double Jeopardy

8th - Furman v. Georgia / Greg v. Georgia
8th - Roper v. Simmons
8th - Atkins v. Virginia - mentally disabled and death penalty
8th - Ingraham v. Wright (1977)

Landmark Cases

Landmark Supreme Court Cases (2 volume set with summaries of cases)

Other relevant print sources:

We the Students: Supreme Court Cases For And About Students

Sensational Trials Of the 20th Century

Cherokee Nation v. Georgia: Native American Rights

Korematsu v. United States

Miranda v. Arizona

Roe v. Wade

Marbury v. Madison: Powers Of the Supreme Court

Plessy v. Ferguson: Separate But Equal?

Brown v. Board Of Education

United States v. Nixon: Watergate And the Presidency

New Jersey v. T.L.O.: Drug Searches In Schools

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American Government (published by ABC-CLIO)
Covers topics pertaining to American government

This is a good database to start with

US History in Context (published by Gale)
Search for your specific case - type into search box...

Encyclopedia Britannica  A reference source that includes
thousands of articles, research tools, multimedia, and primary sources. 


Miranda v. Arizona: ThinkwellVids -

Dred Scott v. Sanford: Jones EdTech -

Gibbons v. Ogden: PublicResourceOrg -

Gideon v. Wainwright: CBS News -

Marbury v. Madison: TeacherTube Middle School -

McCulloch v. Maryland: HistoricalSpotlight (pt. 1-2) -

Korematsu v. US

Roe v. Wade: WorldPlot -

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