12 landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases

Published On: Mar 27 2012 09:32:46 AM PDT   Updated On: Mar 25 2012 11:00:00 PM PDT

Forty-two years ago the U.S. Supreme Court made one of its most divisive rulings ever in the Roe vs. Wade case. Take a look back at some of the other landmark cases that shaped our nation.

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Miranda vs. Arizona -- In 1966, the court ruled that police had to follow certain procedures to ensure the protection of a criminal suspect's Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, leading to the creation of Miranda Rights.

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