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Timeline of USA CONSTITUTION, Amendments, Supreme Court, decisions

USA CONSTITUTION
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SUPREME COURT
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ORIGINAL
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HISTORY
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1st constitutional congress
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US constitution founds
1787
articleIII
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6 Justices
89
1 is chief
Signing
1787
Sept 17
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13 Judicial districts
89
3 circuits
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court must ride circuit
90
2x / yr
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court first sitting
90
NYC
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court first decision
92
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AMENDMENTs
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Amnd#
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9 Justices
1869
1 is chief
Free: speech press religion association
1791
1st
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end ride circuit
90
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Right to bear arms
91
2nd
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Quartering of troops
91
3rd
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DECISIONs
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Amendment #
Search & Seizure
91
4th
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Y = upheld N = denied
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decision based on
Grand jury, Double Jeopardy, Self-incrimination, Due process
91
5th
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only court decides constitutionality "Marbury v. Madison"
1803
Art.III
Jury trial, right to council, confront accusers
91
6th
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Common Law Suits - Jury Trial
91
7th
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N slave is free if in no slave area "Dred Scott"
56
5th
Excess Bail, cruel unusual punishment
91
8th
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Y separate but equal "Plessy v. Feerguson"
93
14th
Non-enumerated Rights
91
9th
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N separate but not equal
1938
14th
Rights reserved to States
91
10th
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N segregate public transit
46
free commerce
Suits against a state
95
11th
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N segregate housing
48
14th
election President Vice-pres
1804
12th
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Abolition of Slavery
65
13th
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N segregate schools "Brown v. board of ed"
54
14th
Due process, Equal protection, apportion representatives
68
14th
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Y Police must warn suspect "Miranda"
66
6th
Voting rights no deny due to Race
70
15th
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Y abortion rights "Roe v. Wade"
73
privacy 9 & 14
Income Tax
1913
16th
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Y search phone record
79
4th
Election of Senators
13
17th
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Y Highway sobriety checkpoint
90
4th
Prohibition
19
18th
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Y School drug tests
95
4th
Any sex may vote
20
19th
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Presidential term & succession
33
20th
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Y expel gay boy scout leader
2000
1st
Repeal of Prohibition
33
21st
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Two term limit on President
51
22nd
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Y register sex offender "Megans law"
03
privacy
Presidential vote in D.C.
61
23rd
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no Poll Tax to deny right to vote
64
24th
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Presidential succession
67
25th
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Right to Vote at age 18
71
26th
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Congressional Compensation
92
26th
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USA CONSTITUTION
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