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Which people are you talking about? This is done pretty regularly but generally judicial review tends to favor conservative interests.



The people, citizens. Though i'm curious what kind of laws are rolled back in the US because a citizen decided to sue to government. Do you have any nice examples (preferably of some law effecting many but sued by just one person?)


How about Roe v. Wade?

"Roe (P), a pregnant single woman, brought a class action suit challenging the constitutionality of the Texas abortion laws. These laws made it a crime to obtain or attempt an abortion except on medical advice to save the life of the mother."


ah yes that was a great case, thanks for the reminder. I'm not from the US but i have heard about that. But that does kind of shows what i meant, afaik that was a big and hefty case? And all because some people decided what another person could do with (mostly) her body. (hoping to get it undone).

But this one has economic (money) aspects, i fear this might be a bigger struggle (while people may differ about whats more important).


This is a pretty big part of what the Supreme Court does, although I guess the majority of the time it's because of an appeal or a lawsuit against some other entity and not a lawsuit against the US government directly.


Usually it's a lawsuit against some state government. Which shouldn't be surprising, since most laws affecting day to day lives of citizens are state laws, rather than federal laws, due to constitutional limitations on what can be enacted on the federal level.

So, basically, go here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_United_States_Supreme_...

and pick any case titled "{Person} v. United States" or "{Person} v. {State}". If the winning party is {Person}, chances are good that it repealed some law or another.


Obergefell v. Hodges, United States v. Windsor, Lawrence v. Texas




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