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Landmark Cases (plus a few) Indexed Alphabetically Updated 5/24/2010

Summaries by James F. Hooper, M. D., DFAPA

Note: Wikipedia now has summaries of many cases

Case Name

ADDINGTON v. State of TEXAS

AKE v. OKLAHOMA

ALFORD, NC v

ALLEN v. ILLINOIS

ANDRING, STATE of Minnesota v. David

ATKINS v, VIRGINIA

BAREFOOT v.  ESTELLE, Jr.

BAXSTROM v. HEROLD

BELCHERTOWN v. SAIKEWICZ

BRAGDON v. ABBOTT

CANTERBURY v. SPENCE

CLARK v. ARIZONA     NEW  

CLITIES v. IOWA

COLORADO v. CONNELLY

COOPER v. OKLAHOMA

CORCORAN v. UNITED HEALTHCARE & BX/BS

CRUZAN v. MISSOURI DEPT OF HEALTH

DAUBERT v. MERRELL DOW PHARMACEUTICALS, INC

DeSHANEY v. WINNEBAGO CO.

DILLON v. LEGG

DOE v. ROE &POE

DURHAM v. U.S.

DUSKY v. US

ESTELLE v. GAMBLE

ESTELLE v. SMITH

FARMER v. BRENNAN

FARE v. MICHAEL  C.      NEW

FORD v. WAINWRIGHT

FOUCHA v. LOUISIANA

FRENDAK v U.S.

FRYE v. US

GAULT, in re

GENERAL ELECTRIC  v. JOINER

GODINEZ v MORAN

HARRIS v. FORKLIFT SYSTEMS, INC.

HARGRAVE v. VERMONT    NEW

HURD, STATE of NJ v.

IBN-TAMAS v. US

INDIANA V. EDWARDS   NEW

IRVING v. TATRO

JABLONSKI v. US

 JACKSON v. INDIANA

JAFFEE v. REDMOND

JONES v. US

KAIMOWITZ v. MICHIGAN

KANSAS v. HENDRICKS

KOBRIN, COMMONWEALTH v.

KUMHO TIRE CO. v. CARMICHAEL

LANDEROS v. FLOOD

LESSARD v. SCHMIDT

LIFSCHUTZ, In re

LIPARI  v. SEARS

M’NAGHTEN, REX v.

MAZZA v. HUFFAKER

McCUNE v. LILE     NEW

MERITOR  v. VINSON

MONTANA v. EGELHOFF

NAIDU v. LAIRD

O'CONNOR v. DONALDSON

OLMSTEAD v. L. C.

ONCALE v SUNDOWNER OFFSHORE SCV S

PAINTER  v. BANNISTER

PANETTI v. QUARTERMAN      NEW

PARHAM v. J.R.

PAYNE v. TENNESSEE

PERRY,  LOUISIANA v.

POWELL v. State of TEXAS

RENNIE v. KLEIN

RIGGINS v. STATE OF NEVADA

ROBINSON v. CALIFORNIA

ROCK v. ARKANSAS

ROE, III, In re Guardianship of Richard

ROGERS'. v. COMMISSIONER

ROPER v. SIMMONS       NEW

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

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

ROY v. HARTOGS

SANTOSKY v. KRAMER,

SELL v. US, US v. SELL

SIMONSEN v. SWENSON

SINGLETON v NORRIS

SPECHT v. PATTERSON, as warden

STRITZINGER, PEOPLE of California v.

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

TOYOTA v. WILLIAMS      NEW

US v. GEORGIA                   NEW

VACCO v. QUILL

VITEK v. JONES

WASHINGTON v. GLUCKSBERG

WASHINGTON v. HARPER

WASHINGTON v. US

WHALEN  v. ROE

WILSON v. US

WYATT v. STICKNEY    Revised

YESKEY , PA Dept. of CORRECTIONS v.

YOUNG, n re, in re CUNNINGHAM

YOUNGBERG,v. ROMEO

ZINERMON v. BURCH