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Tinker v. Des Moines Evidence obtained illegally by

law enforcement cannot be used

in court to convict (“Exclusionary


Texas v. Johnson The accused must be informed by

by law enforcement of their 5th

Amendment protection from self-

incrimination and their 6th amendment

guarantee to an attorney

Skokie v. Illinois An official prayer in public schools

violates the 1st amendment’s

establishment clause which

separates church and state

Engel v. Vitale Symbols are “speech” and those under 18 years of age do not lose their

Constitutional rights in school

New Jersey v. TLO The right to an attorney applies at

the time of questioning – not just

during the trial

Weeks v. U.S. Hate groups are entitled to

Constitutional rights

Gideon v. Wainwright Teachers and school administrators

have the right to act “in loco

parentis” (in place of parents)

and therefore, do not need a

warrant or “probable cause” to


Escobedo v. Illinois Flag burning is free speech and

protected by the Constitution

Miranda v. Arizona The 6th amendment guarantee to

counsel applies to state & federal

cases. If the accused cannot afford

an attorney, one will be provided to

them by the government

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