Plessy v. Ferguson
McCulloch v. Maryland
Griswold v. Connecticut
Marbury v. Madison
Buckley v. Valeo
Cases covering foreign diplomats
Cases where it is the United States versus a state
Cases dealing with the armed forces
Cases where one state is opposing another state
Cases where one state is opposing a foreign country
Civil cases cover issues of claims, suits, contracts, and licenses.
Common law is derived from precedents set in previous courts of the past.
Statutory law is derived from legislative bodies creating statutes.
Constitutional law is derived from the broad area of interpretation under judicial review
Administrative law is derived from the traditions of the French and English
They are basically supporters of local and state control of civil rights questions
They are basically supporters of pro-life decisions
They are basically supporters of expanded interpretations of the "elastic clause."
They are basically supporters of applying community standards for speech and obscenity
They basically feel that affirmative action is a form of reverse discrimination
Writ of mandamus
Ex post facto
Writ of centiorarri