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Handout D: Incorporation Cases Chart

Directions: Use this chart to determine which freedoms listed on Handout C: Fundamental Freedoms? have been incorporated against the states.

1869 The Justices v. Murray 7th – freedom from re-examination of facts at trial
1897 Chicago, Burlington, & Quincy Railway Co. v. Chicago 5th – right to just compensation
1925 Gitlow v. New York 1st – right to free speech
1931 Near v. Minnesota 1st – right to free press
1932 Powell v. Alabama 6th – right to counsel in capital cases
1937 DeJonge v. Oregon 1st – freedom of peaceful assembly
1940 Cantwell v. Connecticut 1st – freedom to practice religion
1947 Everson v. Board of Education 1st – freedom from establishment of religion
1948 In re Oliver 6th – right to public trial and notice of accusation
1949 Wolf v. Colorado 4th – freedom from unreasonable search & seizure
1958 NAACP v. Alabama 1st – freedom to associate
1961 Mapp v. Ohio 4th – freedom from punishment based on unlawfully seized evidence
1962 Robinson v. California 8th – freedom from cruel & unusual punishment
1963 Gideon v. Wainwright 6th – right to counsel in all felony cases
1963 Edwards v. South Carolina 1st – freedom to petition
1963 Ker v. California 4th – right to specified standards for legal warrants
1964 Malloy v. Hogan 5th – freedom from self-incrimination
1964 Aguilar v. Texas 4th – right to legal warrants
1965 Pointer v. Texas 6th – right to confront witnesses
1966 Parker v. Gladden 6th – right to impartial jury
1967 Klopfer v. N. Carolina 6th – right to speedy trial
1967 Washington v. Texas 6th – right to process for obtaining witnesses
1968 Duncan v. Louisiana 6th – right to jury
1969 Benton v. Maryland 5th – freedom from double jeopardy
1972 Rabe v. Washington 6th – right to notice of accusation
1972 Argersinger v. Hamlin 6th – right to counsel in all criminal cases with a jail term
2010 McDonald v. Chicago 2nd – right to own handguns