U.S vs. Nixon was one of the landmark rulings in the United States. The case which was held in 1974 concerned the power of the president Richard Nixon. The case had a unanimous ruling of 8-0. It was important to the president considering that it came to the end stages of the much publicized Watergate scandal. In historical terms, the case is considered important since it led to limitation of the powers of the United States president. U.S vs. Nixon therefore remains an important case in the United States for its impact on the executive.