Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries

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Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/January

Public views of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/February

State of Texas

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/March

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  • March 1, 2005 – Decision in case Roper v. Simmons, which held that it is unconstitutional to impose capital punishment for crimes committed while under the age of 18.
  • March 6, 1857 – Conclusion of Dred Scott v. Sandford, with Court decision that people of African descent brought into the United States and held as slaves (or their descendants, whether or not they were slaves) were not protected by the Constitution and could never be U.S. citizens.
  • March 15, 1933 – Birth of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (pictured), Associate Justice on the Court nominated by President Bill Clinton
  • March 19, 1834 – Wheaton v. Peters decided, holding that U.S. Congress has the power to make a grant of copyright protection subject to conditions and rejected the doctrine of a common law copyright.

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/April

Elena Kagan

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/May

Educational separation in the US prior to Brown

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/June

Clarence Thomas

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/July

Thurgood Marshall

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/August

Sonia Sotomayor

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/September

Sandra Day O'Connor

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/October

Harriet Miers

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/November

Louis Brandeis

Portal:Supreme Court of the United States/Selected anniversaries/December

Detainees at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base