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19th Amendment: Women's Right to Vote
Americans with Disabilities Act (1989)
Cable Act (1992)
Understand how this veto bill became law.
Civil Liberties Act (1988)
Apologies to Native peoples and restitution.
Civil Rights Act (1964)
Legislative Histories of Selected U.S. Laws on the Internet by Law Librarians Society
Lloyd La Follette Act (1912)
First whistleblower act.
National Emergency Act (1976)
Law redefines presidential powers.
Neutrality Act (1935)
Foreign policy and international interaction.
Northwest Ordinance (1787)
Pension Protection Act (2006)
Sioux Treaty of 1868
Treaty with Sioux of Black Hills of Dakota.
Social Security Act Amendments (1965)
Voting Rights Act (1965)
Copyright Act of 1790 (First Copyright Law)
Landmark Legislation 1774-2012
S. W. Stathis (Ed.)
Shepard's Acts and Cases by Popular Name
Call Number: Reference KF 80.S5
Brown v. Board of Education (1954): a site by Smithsonian Institute
Famous Constitutional Cases by University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law Faculty
Griffin v County School Board of Prince Edward County (1964)
Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
Hollinsworth v. Perry, 133 S.Ct. 2652 (U.S. 2013), 671 F.3d 1052.
Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court by Douglas O. Linder University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Michigan Dept. of State Police v. Sitz (1990)
Michigan v. Long (1983)
New York Times v. Sullivan (1963)
Nix v. Hedden (1893)
Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992)
Plyler v. Doe (1982)
R.A.V. v City of St. Paul (MN) (1992)
Roe v. Wade (1973)
Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Committee v. City of Santa Monica, 784 F.3d 1286 (9th Cir. 4/30/2015)
Top 10 Controversial Legal Cases
Troxel v. Granville (1999)
United States v. Nixon (1974)
Famous Court Trials
Famous Trials by Douglas O. Linder University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
BP Oil Spill
Cases in the News Special Coverage by FindLaw
Famous American crimes and trials (Book)
Lawyers to the Star's Cases
Michael Jackson Trial (2004-2005)
Major Legislation (did not make it to law)
DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010) by PBS Newshour
Privacy Legislation of the 112th Congress
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