Seven Defining American Court Cases

The American people have a vested interest in their legal system. Many suits and their outcomes have defined American policy and even ideals for generations. Of those same suits, a number have garnered significant media attention and have entered the public conscious as household terms.

Cases like Roe v. Wade are debated years after the fact. Other, more recent cases like The State Vs. George Zimmerman have recently brought specific laws into question. Their notoriety sees the American people, policy pundits, and lawmakers refer to them on a regular basis.

We’ve come up with a list of the cases that have come to define America — our laws, our values, or our lack thereof. Take a look and let us know what you think? Is there a case we missed? What makes these cases so defining and important to you?

Seven Defining American Court Cases Infographics

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