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Landmark Cases (and others) Indexed Chronologically Updated 7/27/2009

Year

Case Name

1843

REX v. M’NAGHTEN (spelling varies)

1920

SIMONSEN v. SWENSON

1923

James FRYE v. US

1954

DURHAM, (Monte) v. U.S.

1960

DUSKY v. US

1962

Lawrence ROBINSON v. CALIFORNIA

1966

Mark Wendell PAINTER by Harold PAINTER v. Dwght & Marg BANNISTER

1966

Charles C. ROUSE v. Dale C. CAMERON, Supt., St. Elizabeths

1966

Johnnie K. BAXSTROM v. HEROLD

1967

SPECHT v. PATTERSON, as warden

1967

in re Gerald GAULT

1967

Thomas H. WASHINGTON v. US

1968

WILSON v. US

1968

POWELL v. State of TEXAS

1968

Margery M. DILLON etal v. David Luther LEGG

1970

NC v ALFORD

1970

In re Joseph E. LIFSCHUTZ, MD, on Habeas Corpus

1972

Alberta LESSARD etal v. Wilbur SCHMIDT etal

1972

Theon JACKSON v. State of INDIANA

1972

Jerry W. CANTERBURY v. Wm SPENCE, MD & Washington Hospital Cntr

1973

KAIMOWITZ v. MICHIGAN Dept. of Mental Health

1973

Ricky WYATT by his aunt Mrs. W.C. Rawlings v. ADERHOLT (STICKNEY)

1975

J. B. O'CONNOR v. Kenneth DONALDSON

1976

Gita LANDEROS [by her guardian] v. A.J. FLOOD, MD, etal

1976

Vitaly TARASOFF v. REGENTS OF UNIV OF CA., et al

1976

Julie ROY v. Renatus HARTOGS, M.D.

1976

W.J. ESTELLE, Jr. v. J.W. GAMBLE

1977

Superintendent of BELCHERTOWN state school v. Jos. SAIKEWICZ

1977

Jane DOE v. Joan ROE, M.D. & Peter POE, Ph.D.

1977

Robert P. WHALEN as Comm of Health of NY v. Richard ROE infant

1979

Beverly IBN-TAMAS v. US

1979

Paula FRENDAK v U.S.

1979

Frank O'Neal ADDINGTON v. State of TEXAS

1979

James PARHAM v. J.R. etal

1980

Gary L. TRUMAN, Jr. v. Claude R. THOMAS, M.D.

1980

Joseph VITEK v. Larry D. JONES

1980

Ruth Ann LIPARI & Bank of Elkhorn v. SEARS, & SEARS v.US

1981

W.J. ESTELLE, Jr. v. Ernest Benjamin SMITH

1981

John RENNIE v. KLEIN

1981

STATE of NJ v. Paul HURD

1982

BOARD OF EDUCATION (Westchester Co,NY) v. Amy ROWLEY

1982

John & Annie SANTOSKY v. Bernhardt KRAMER, Comm of Soc Scvs

1982

Timothy Floyd CLITIES v. State of IOWA D.S.S.

1982

YOUNGBERG, Supt Pennhurst State School v. Nicholas ROMEO by his mom

1983

Rubie ROGERS, etal. v. COMMISSIONER of DMH, etal.

1983

Michael JONES v. US

1983

Thomas A. BAREFOOT v. W.J. ESTELLE, Jr.

1983

AETNA v. Donald McCABE & Gale Greenberg

1983

PEOPLE of California v. C.W. STRITZINGER

1983

Meghan Corinne JABLONSKI v. US

1984

IRVING Independent School Dist v. Henri TATRO for Amber Tatro

1984

Jeffrey MAZZA v. Robt HUFFAKER, M.D. & Med. Mutual Ins.

1984

STATE of Minnesota v. David ANDRING

1985

Glen Burton AKE v. OKLAHOMA

1985

COMMONWEALTH v. Kenneth KOBRIN, M.D.

1986

ALLEN v. ILLINOIS

1986

COLORADO v. Francis Barry CONNELLY

1986

Alvin B FORD v. L. WAINWRIGHT, FL DOC

1986

MERITOR Savings Bank v. VINSON

1987

Vickie Lorene ROCK v. ARKANSAS

1988

Venkataramana NAIDU v. Ann D. LAIRD

1989

Joshua DeSHANEY(a minor) v. WINNEBAGO CO. DSS

1990

WASHINGTON v. HARPER

1990

ZINERMON v. BURCH

1990

Nancy Beth CRUZAN v. DIR, MISSOURI DEPT OF HEALTH

1991

PAYNE v. TENNESSEE

1992

FOUCHA v. LOUISIANNA

1992

RIGGINS v. STATE OF NEVADA

1992

State of LOUISIANA v. Michael PERRY

1992

Florence CORCORAN v. UNITED HEALTHCARE & BX/BS of Alabama

1993

Salvador GODINEZ, warden, v. Richard MORAN

1993

Wm DAUBERT v. MERRELL DOW PHARMACEUTICALS, INC

1993

HARRIS v. FORKLIFT SYSTEMS, INC.

1993

in re YOUNG, in re CUNNINGHAM

1994

Dee FARMER v. Edward BRENNAN, et. al.

1995

NYS BX BS v. TRAVELERS - Old Landmark

1995

Cecilia DUKES v. US HEALTHCARE - Old Landmark

1996

COOPER v. OKLAHOMA

1996

MONTANA v. EGELHOFF

1996

Carrie JAFFEE v. Mary Lu REDMOND

1997

KANSAS v. HENDRICKS

1997

VACCO, ATTORNEY GEN.OF NEW YORK v. QUILL

1997

WASHINGTON et al. v. GLUCKSBERG et al

1997

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. v. JOINER et Ux

1998

ONCALE v SUNDOWNER OFFSHORE SCVS

1998

BRAGDON v. ABBOTT

1999

OLMSTEAD v. L. C., by Jonathan ZIMRING, guardian ad litem and next friend, et al.

1999

KUMHO TIRE CO. v. CARMICHAEL

2002

ATKINS v, VIRGINIA

2003

Charles Laverne SINGLETON v Larry NORRIS, Director, Arkansas
Department of Correction,