Landmark Supreme Court cases that changed the United States
The most impactful decisions of the Supreme Court
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For centuries, the Supreme Court of the United States has been the center and the heartbeat of the American judicial branch of government. The nine justices who serve on the Supreme Court are expected to be the foremost experts on the Constitution and the existing laws of the land. More importantly, they are expected to interpret and amend legislation without prejudice or regard for their own politics. Nonetheless, the Court has made a number of decisions that sparked outcry and fury amongst the populace. For better or worse, the Supreme Court makes the decisions that cannot be (or refuse to be) solved on the local or state levels. Indeed, some of America's most significant moments and eras have been brought on by the decisions of these nine justices.
Intrigued? Read on to learn about some of the most impactful decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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