HELP  |   ABOUT US  |   GLOSSARY  |   SITE MAP  

 Search:

Advanced Search  
Law and Government Overview
Prevent and Solve Legal Problems
Finding and Working with Lawyers
Resources for K-12 Teachers
Resources for the Media

Search Results


You searched for: What cases had a big impact on our judicial system?

Results

sort resources alphabetically
Showing items 1 - 2 of 2   
Resource Description:
Questions answered by the resource:

Gideon v Wainwright
http://www2.law.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/foliocgi.exe/h
Source: Cornell Law School/The Legal Information Institute

This site contains the complete text of the Supreme Court's decision in Gideon v Wainwright.
full description

The Scottsboro Boys
http://www.courttv.com/archive/greatesttrials/scot
Source: Court TV

Information on the Scottsboro rape case, including the racial tensions surrounding it, its impact on due process and the right to adequate legal representation, and the trials and appeals themselves which occurred in the 1930's. Includes biographies of the key players in the case and summaries of the two Supreme Court decisions involved.
full description