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4 new cases

NEW: Four new case summaries have been posted in the ACLU in the Supreme Court section:

Wilson v. Arkansas (1995)
4th Amendment case about “knock and announce” police procedure

Godinez, Warden v. Moran (1993)
Murder case focuses attention on the mental competency standard

Wainwright v. Greenfield (1986)
14th Amendment case involving an insanity plea and Miranda warnings

Anderson v. City of Bessemer, NC (1985)
Court of Appeals finds District Court’s gender discrimination ruling “clearly erroneous”