5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Schenck v. United States
- Dred Scott v. Sandford
- Heart of Atlanta Motel v. US
- Marbury v. Madison
- Terry v. Ohio
- a the U.S. Congress could use the Constitution's Commerce Clause power to force private businesses to abide by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
- b 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.
- c 1803 established the principle of judicial review
- d 1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.
- e Brief search under reasonable suspicion.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a United States Supreme Court case that ruled that state legislature districts had to be roughly equal in population.
- 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.
- Established exclusionary rule; illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism.
- a United States Supreme Court ruling that established the unconstitutionality of certain interim provisions of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
- 1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.
5 True/False questions
West Virginia v. Barnette → a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution protected students from being forced to salute the American flag and say the Pledge of Allegiance in school.
U.S. v. Lopez (1995) → Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce.
U.S. v. Leon → 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.
Smith v. Allwright → White primaries are unconstitutional.
City of Boerne v. Flores → held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by corporations and unions.