Supreme Court Rulings Neatly Categorized:

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    All cases throughout this section are cited using the Supreme Court’s “Case Citation Finder”:


Supreme Court Rulings…

1.)  … Favoring Pro Se Litigants

2.)  … providing First Amendment Protections:

3.)  … reinforcing The Fourth Amendment

4.)  Against Racial Discrimination:

Brown v. Board of Education (1954) – ended segregation in school, declaring that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal

5.) re: False Arrest:

Wallace v. Kato (2007) – for false arrest cases, the statute of limitations begins to run on the date of the arrest – not at the end of the criminal trial.

  • false arrest – unlawful restraint of one’s physical liberty under an asserted legal authority to enforce the processes of the law.

Pertaining to Juries:

Batson v. Kentucky (1986) – an opposing party cannot use a peremptory challenge to exclude a potential juror on the basis of race, ethnicity, or sex. — see Batson challenge (and Batson rule)

Cases re: “determining Common Law”:

Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins (1938) – in interpreting the common law, the federal court is bound by declaration of the highest state court on the state law.


No License Required for Driving– use of highway for purpose of travel and transportation is a right which cannot be deprived.

More to be added.

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