5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Commercial Speech
- Miller v. California
- Exclusionary Rule
- Eighth Amendment
- First Amendment
- a The constitutional amendment that establishes the four great liberties: freedom of the press, of speech, of religion, and of assembly.
- b Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
- c the rule that evidence, no matter how incriminating, cannot be introduced into a trial if it was not constitutionally obtained.
- d 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.
- e communication in the form of advertising; can be restricted more than many other types of speech
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The 1987 Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of the death penalty against charges that it violated the Fourteenth Amendment because minority defendants were more likely to receive the death penalty than were White defendants.
- established national abortion guidelines
- The right to a private personal life free from the intrusion of government.
- 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
- 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 True/False Questions
Gregg v. Georgia → Established the exclusionary rule was applicable to the states (evidence seized illegally cannot be used in court)
Lemon v. Kurtzman → The 1971 Supreme Court decision that established that aid to church-related schools must (1) have a secular legislative purpose; (2) have a primary effect that neither advances nor inhibits religion; and (3) not foster excessive government entanglement with religion.
Fourth Amendment → The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Incorporation Doctrine → the legal concept under which the Supreme Court has nationalized the Bill of Rights by making most of its provisions applicable to the states through the fourteenth amendment
Barron v. Baltimore → The 1971 Supreme Court decision that established that aid to church-related schools must (1) have a secular legislative purpose; (2) have a primary effect that neither advances nor inhibits religion; and (3) not foster excessive government entanglement with religion.