Landmark Court Cases Texas Students Need to Know

Middle School (8th Grade)


  • Introducing Oyez, Oyez, Oh Yay!


  • Marbury v. Madison (1803)


  • McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)


  • Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)


  • Worcester v. Georgia (1832)


  • Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

 

High School


  • Introducing Oyez, Oyez, Oh Yay!


  • Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)


  • Schenck v. United States (1919)


  • Mendez v. Westminster (1946)


  • Delgado v. Bastrop ISD (1948)


  • Sweatt v. Painter (1950)


  • Brown v. Board of Education (1954)


  • Hernandez v. Texas (1954)


  • Mapp v. Ohio (1961)


  • Baker v. Carr (1962)


  • Engel v. Vitale (1962)


  • Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)


  • Miranda v. Arizona (1966)


  • Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)


  • Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)


  • Roe v. Wade (1973)


  • White v. Regester (1973)


  • Edgewood ISD v. Kirby (1989)


  • Texas v. Johnson (1989)


  • Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
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