Earl Warren 's Supreme Court Rulings

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Earl Warren 's Supreme Court rulings helped various rights for many Americans, most of which are still used and enforced today. The Warren 's Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education ruled that segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. It 's rulings on Mapp v. Ohio ended up resulting in the exclusionary rule. The rule made any evidence obtained illegally as inadmissible in court. In Reynold 's v. Sims required that legislative districts across states be made as equal as possible in population. Miranda v. Arizona resulted that your rights be read to you upon arrest or questioning. Each of these court cases helped to enforce and enhance the rights of many Americans. The case known as Brown v. Board of Education was actually the name that was given to five separate cases that were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court (History - Brown v. Board of Education Re-enactment). The cases were all combined because each case sought out desegregation as the remedy for grossly inadequate conditions in segregated black schools (Brown v. Board of Education). When meeting to decide the case, the Justices were divided over the issues that were raised. They were unable to come to a conclusion by June 1953- the end of the Courts 1952-1953 term. The Justices decided to rehear the case again in December. During that time, Chief Justice Fred Vinson died and was replaced by Earl Warren. When the case was reheard in December 1953, Chief Justice Earl Warren was able to bring all the
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