>Brown v. Board of Education (1954) outlawed public school segregation.
>Brown v. Board of Education (1955), elaborating on the earlier decision, ordered school authorities to desegregate with "all deliberate speed."
> Heart of Atlanta Motel v. U.S. (1964) upheld the public-accommodations section of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, guaranteeing Negroes access to hotels, motels and restaurants.
> Mallory v. U.S. (1957) required there be prompt arraignment of a criminal suspect.
> Mapp v. Ohio (1961) held that evidence obtained by illegal searches and seizures cannot be introduced into a state court....