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1 The Warren Court Jill St. Laurent Carley Denis

2 Earl Warren 14 th Chief Justice Very Liberal vs Conservative Appointed by Eisenhower Racial Equality

3 Brown vs Board of Education Linda Brown ▫Student in a segregated school ▫Walked five miles each day ▫Oliver Brown, her father, had NAACP help Thurgood Marshal was the head of NAACP He challenged the segregation ▫It went against the 14 th amendment Justice Earl Warren said, “In the eyes of the law, justice was colorblind.” This meant integration for America Huge event in the civil rights movement

4 Mapp vs Ohio Dolree Mapp Suspected of hiding a fugitive Police ▫No warrant ▫Fake warrant  She grabbed it and they fought her to get it back  Attroney wasn’t allowed to enter her house Arrested for having pornographic material “Exclusionary Rule”

5 Gideon vs Wainwright Gideon was convicted for breaking and entering Not granted a lawyer ▫Said only for people in capital cases who can no afford and lawyer Forced to defend himself ▫Five years in jail Hand wrote a note to Supreme Court ▫The supreme court unanimously decided “All citizens must be provided a lawyer if they can not afford one. This is regardless of crime type.”

6 Escobedo vs Illinois Danny Escobedo arrested in connection with a murder Repeatedly requested for his lawyer but was denied to even leave the interrogation room ▫His lawyer even went down there and was denied “Escobedo Rule” ▫“Holds that individuals have the right to an attorney when an investigation is no long a general inquiry…but has begun to focus on a particular suspect…”

7 Miranda vs Arizona Ernest Miranda arrested for kidnapping and rape of four young girls Interrogated for two hours and confessed Acquitted Led to “Miranda Rights” ▫“Your have the right to remain silent, anything you say can, and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed for you.”

8 Engle vs Vitale Prayer be said in public schools voluntarily New Hyde Park Long Island parent sued school Court ruled against the school district Led to “Separation of church and state” Prayer in schools was to be considered unconstitutional

9 Abbington vs Schempp Pennsylvania law required that at least ten Bible verses be read each morning in public schools. The Schempps, a family from Abington, sued The court found the school district wrong again ▫Just like Engle vs Vitale ▫Prayer in schools was to be considered unconstitutional

10 Tinker vs Des Moines Students and parents protesting Vietnam War Wore black arm bands Tinker children got suspended when they wore the bands to school Mr. and Mrs. Tinker sued Led to freedom of “Symbolic speech” ▫Rights to freedom of speech and expression

11 Katz vs United States Katz arrested for illegal gambling FBI had recording device on Phone booth Katz habitually used. Court ruled in favor of Katz Search and Seizure (wiretaps) ▫4 th amendment allowed for the protection of a person and not just a person’s property against illegal searches whatever a citizen “seeks to preserve as private”, even in an area accessible to the public

12 Bibliography American Heritage. 2nd ed. Vol. 24. American Heritage Company, Christine Composition. Earl Warren Justice For All. New York: Oxford Unity P, Discover Enterprise. Civil Rights Movement. Carlisle: Discover Enterprise, g_share

13 Slide 13 Instructional Products Description: This powerpoint was created by two US History students. How Technology Was/Is Used: Students used a desktop loaded with Microsoft Powerpoint to create this presentation. Various Software and Hardware Used: Microsoft Powerpoint. Maine Learning Result(s): History A1. Identify and analyze major events and people that characterize each of the significant eras in US History. Bloom’s Taxonomy: Creating


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