Social Studies Department at Hopkins High School

Evaluating Court Precedents
Which Decisions Matter Most?

Your job is to come up with a "Top Ten" list of Supreme Court decisions. You may work with a partner.

The following list of cases is for your use, but you may choose decisions not on this list for inclusion in your "Top Ten."

Explain (a)your criteria for selection and (b)include a brief summary of each case.


In addition to the The Bill of Rights; a users guide and the textbook, the following sites may help you in sorting out these cases:

AP U.S. Government and Politics | Social Studies Department | Academics | Hopkins High School

Comments would be appreciated. Contact Ken Wedding.


Created by Ken Wedding. Last updated 11.16.99.