Back To Mobile Site

Landmark U.S. Supreme Court cases

Published On: Mar 27 2012 11:28:45 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 27 2013 08:22:13 AM CST

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

Supreme Court - Plessy
4 / 12
Russell Lee/U.S. Library of Congress

Plessy vs. Ferguson -- This 1896 case coined the term "separate but equal" for blacks, but only legally. Segregation remained in place for decades after that.

Upload Photos / Videos