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5 Matching questions

  1. Furman v. Georgia (1972)
  2. NY Times v. U.S.
  3. Smith v. Allwright
  4. Printz v. U.S.
  5. Citizens United v. FEC
  1. a a United States Supreme Court ruling that established the unconstitutionality of certain interim provisions of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
  2. b White primaries are unconstitutional.
  3. c held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by corporations and unions.
  4. d Pentagon Papers case. Prior restraint was unjustified.
  5. e State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Created the "good faith" exemption to the exclusionary rule.
  2. 1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.
  3. Prohibited state-sponsored recitation of prayer in public schools by virtue of 1st Amendment's establishment clause and the 14th Amendment's due process clause; Warren Court's judicial activism.
  4. Invalidated the Congressional term limit provision of 23 states.
  5. a United States Supreme Court case regarding the application of the Due Process Clause.

5 True/False questions

  1. Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)Anarchist calling for overthrow of the government. Established precedent of federalizing Bill of Rights (applying them to States); States cannot deny freedom of speech - protected through due process clause of Amendment 14


  2. Wesberry v. Sanders (1963)"One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.


  3. Shaw v. Reno (1993)NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.


  4. West Virginia v. Barnette1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.


  5. Grutter v. Bollingera United States Supreme Court case regarding the University of Michigan undergraduate affirmative action admissions policy


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