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Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation: Gideon Vs. Wainwright & Miranda Vs. Arizona

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For the Gideon case, the Warren Court handed down the basics of what it called the "fundamentals of fairness" standard. Convictions not made in conformity with the "fairness" standard would likely be overturned. For the Miranda case, Constitutional guarantees of due process were mandated. From this ruling, the Miranda warning (also known as the Miranda rights) emerged.

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Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 1
16 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of Abraham Lincoln wearing white speaking from an outdoor podium to a crowd around him. An 1850s U, S flag is nearby. Caption. Male as narrator. In the following debates with Douglas, Lincoln came closer.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 2
15 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 3
12 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 4
16 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 5
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12