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10 Cases Everyone Should Know from the Waite and Fuller Courts

Cruikshank, Strauder, Civil Rights Cases, Yick Wo, Hans, E.C. Knight, Plessy, Champion, Lochner, and Muller


Here is another preview of the 11-hour video library from our new book, An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Everyone Should KnowThis post will focus on cases from the Waite and Fuller Courts.

U.S. v. Cruikshank (1876)

Strauder v. West Virginia (1880)

The Civil Rights Cases (1883)

Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886)

Hans v. State of Louisiana (1890)

U.S. v. E.C. Knight (1895)

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

Champion v. Ames (1903)

Lochner v. New York (1905)

Muller v. Oregon (1908)