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  1. Brown v. Board (1954)
    overturned Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). Desegregated anglos and African Americans in public places. All states must integrate public schools within 10 years
  2. Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)
    ruled that homosexuals were not guaranteed the right of privacy, and sodomy laws were held Constitutional. case was overturned in Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
  3. Gideon v. Wainright (1963)
    guaranteed the accused the right to assistance of counsel for defense
  4. Gregg v. Georgia (1976)
    found the death penalty to be Constitutional and reinstated it's use
  5. Roe v. Wade (1973)
    ruled that abortion was a right guaranteed through the 9th amendment
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