5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- U.S. v. Leon
- Washington v. Davis
- McCulloch v. Maryland
- Griswold v. Connecticut
- Terry v. Ohio
- a 1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.
- b a United States Supreme Court case regarding the application of the Due Process Clause.
- c 1819--The Court ruled that states cannot tax the federal government, i.e. the Bank of the United States; the phrase "the power to tax is the power to destroy"; confirmed the constitutionality of the Bank of the United States.
- d Brief search under reasonable suspicion.
- e Created the "good faith" exemption to the exclusionary rule.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Established exclusionary rule; illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism.
- "One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.
- Establishment clause that government may not compose official prayers to recite as a part of a religious program carried on by government.
- a United States Supreme Court case that ruled that state legislature districts had to be roughly equal in population.
- Peyote, controlled substances.
5 True/False Questions
U. S. v. Richard Nixon → A United States Supreme Court decision which held that parts of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 were unconstitutional because they exceeded congressional power under the Commerce Clause and under section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
Grutter v. Bollinger → a case in which the United States Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School.
Dred Scott v. Sandford → The United States Supreme Court decided 7-2 against Scott, finding that neither he nor any other person of African ancestry could claim citizenship in the United States, and therefore Scott could not bring suit in federal court under diversity of citizenship rules.
Plessy v. Ferguson → A United States Supreme Court decision which held that parts of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 were unconstitutional because they exceeded congressional power under the Commerce Clause and under section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
Schenck v. United States → 1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.