Supreme Court Decisions that Shaped the Constitution: “Worcester v. Georgia (1832)”


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Supreme Court Decisions that Shaped the Constitution: "Worcester v. Georgia (1832)"
In the history of the United States Supreme Court, a number of cases have been instrumental in shaping the interpretation of the Constitution. One case of certain importance in this respect was heard by the Marshall court in 1832 - Worcester v. Georgia. For the purpose of working towards an understanding of the significance of this case, the following report provides a discussion of the parties and points at issue, the constitutional questions raised, and a summary of the court’s decision.
Background: The Parties and the Points at Issue
Worcester v. Georgia (1832) involved a missionary man named Samuel Worcester in a case against the state of Georgia. To...
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