5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Miami Herald Publishing Company v. Tornillo
- Prior Restraint
- Cruel and Unusual Punishment
- Schenck v. United States
- First Amendment
- a The constitutional amendment that establishes the four great liberties: freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, and of assembly.
- b A government preventing material from being published.
- c a 1974 case in which the Supreme Court held that a state could not force a newspaper to print replies from candidates it had criticized, illustrating the limited power of government to restrict the print media
- d punishment prohibited by the 8th amendment to the U.S. constitution
- e Supreme court decides that any actions taken that present a "clear and present danger" to the public or government isn't allowed, this can limit free speech
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The 1962 Supreme Court decision holding that state officials violated the First Amendment when they wrote a prayer to be recited by New York's schoolchildren.
- The 2002 Supreme Court decision that upheld a state providing families with vouchers that could be used to pay for tuition at religious schools.
- The 1963 Supreme Court decision holding that anyone accused of a felony where imprisonment may be imposed, however poor he or she might be, has a right to a lawyer.
- A 1992 case in which the Supreme Court loosened its standard for evaluating restrictions on abortion from one of "strict scrutiny" of any restraints on a "fundamental right" to one of "undue burden" that permits considerably more regulation.
- reasonable cause for issuing a search warrant or making an arrest; more than mere suspicion
5 True/False Questions
Eighth Amendment → the constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to a speedy and public trial.
Incorporation Doctrine → A government preventing material from being published.
Commercial Speech → nonverbal communication, such as burning a flag or wearing an armband. The Supreme Court has accorded some symbolic speech protection under the first amendment.
Sixth Amendment → the constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to a speedy and public trial.
Miller v. California → A 1973 Supreme Court decision that avoided defining obscenity by holding that community standards be used to determine whether material is obscene in terms of appealing to a "prurient interest" and being "patently offensive" and lacking in value.