Landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases

Published On: Mar 27 2012 12:28:45 PM EDT   Updated On: Feb 27 2013 09:22:13 AM EST

Take a look back at the landmark cases that shaped our nation.

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Brown vs. Board of Education -- In 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously declared school segregation laws unconstitutional, saying they had a detrimental effect on minority children. The ruling helped spur the civil rights movement.

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