Some important cases heard by the Court this term challenged the constitutionality of affirmative-action programs, school vouchers, government efforts to protect children from online pornography, and state laws that permit courts to order the execution of mentally retarded defendants.
- Board of Education of Independent School District No. 92 of Potawatomie County v. Earls
- Owasso Independent School District v. Falvo
- Zelman v. Simmons-Harris