Ready, debaters? No fair checking Google or those lawbooks on the shelves! Just name all the Supreme Court cases you can name in ten minutes. Then come back and check my results if you like. Lawyers must accept a -5 handicap.
Roe v. Wade
Plessy v. Ferguson
Dred Scott decision
Midnight Judges…John Marshall…first big test of judicial power?
Tinker v. Ohio….uh-oh…free speech? conscription of pacifists?
Brown. V. Board of Education
School prayer early 60’s? Murray? Can’t recall….
Bakke v. California “reverse discrimination,” quotas
Pentagon Papers…Ellsberg v. US?
Gore v. Bush 2000 election
Sullivan??? NY Times??? Sixties… famous decision that basically established current libel law
Baker v. Carr: Was that one man, one vote? I may be way off here.
Also a case, I think, having to do with legalizing birth control, but I can’t recall name…
Ex Parte Milligan???
Thought this was multiple choice. Where’s my old college blue books?
That took about 10 minutes. I’m pretty sleepy this morning, but that’s not a very strong showing. If Mccain calls, I’m afraid I can’t help.