Amendments in the Supreme Court

Notable Supreme Court cases related to specific Constitutional amendments.

(2/-1) 4th: Carpenter v. United States (2018) addressed the need for a warrant for location records created by these devices, whose search required a warrant in Riley v. California (2014).2510
(4/-2) 8th: The 5-4 decision Roper v. Simmons (2005) held that capital punishment for this group of people is unconstitutional; automatic life-without-parole for them was banned in Miller v. Alabama (2012).1943
(6/-3) 13th and 14th: John Marshall Harlan was the lone dissenter in the 1896 case where the Supreme Court ruled this mixed-race man's rights weren't violated by having to sit in a "separate but equal" railroad car.2204
(8/-4) 2nd: This was the second city to have a handgun ban invalidated by the Supreme Court; it was struck down in a 2010 decision incorporating the 2nd amendment against the states.11411
(10/-5) 1st: Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942) first introduced this two-word term for unprotected speech "that by [its] very utterance inflict[s] injury or tend[s] to incite an immediate breach of the peace".7910

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