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5 Matching Questions

  1. Property Power
    Rule:
  2. Procedural Due Process
  3. State Action
  4. Hierarchy of Laws
  5. MOOTNESS
  1. a The procedural safeguards of
    notice and a hearing are available
    whenever there is a serious
    deprivation of any life, liberty, or
    property interest.
  2. b Congress has the power to
    dispose of the territory or other
    property belonging to the United
    States.
  3. c A case is moot unless an actual
    controversy exists at all stages of review, unless
    the injury is capable of repetition, yet evading
    review
  4. d A threshold requirement of
    government conduct which must be
    satisfied before private discrimination
    can be restricted under the 1st, 4th,
    14th or 15th Amendments (e.g., public
    function; significant state involvement
    or "encouragement").
  5. e 1. Constitution
    2. Act of Congress
    Treaty
    3. Executive Agreement- foreign
    policy/affairs
    Executive Order - domestic policy
    4. State Law

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Any state law in
    an area where Congress intends to
    occupy the field is unconstitutional.
  2. Plaintiff must show a concrete
    personal stake in the outcome.

    1. Injury-in fact (i.e., economic, aesthetic,
    environmental)
    2. Causation/redressibility
  3. A state may regulate abortion
    provided no "undue burden" is
    placed on a woman's right to
    obtain an abortion.
  4. President appoints "principal officers" with
    Senate consent (e.g., Cabinet Members,
    Heads of Departments).
     Congress delegates appointment of "inferior
    officers" (e.g., Deputy Cabinet Members,
    Members of Federal Agencies) to:
     The President
     Heads of Departments, and/or
     The Judiciary
  5. Federal Court adjudication
    requires an actual and definite
    dispute between parties having
    adverse legal interests.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Bill of AttainderLegislative punishment of a
    named group or individual without
    judicial trial.

          

  2. Ex Post Facto Clause
    Invalidates retroactive criminal
    laws that:
    1. Make criminal conduct that was not
    a crime when committed; or
    2. Decrease the amount of evidence
    needed to convict/change the
    procedure(s) for conviction.

          

  3. RIPENESSA case is moot unless an actual
    controversy exists at all stages of review, unless
    the injury is capable of repetition, yet evading
    review

          

  4. Article IV Privileges and
    Immunities Clause
    Federal Court adjudication
    requires an actual and definite
    dispute between parties having
    adverse legal interests.

          

  5. Establishment Clause
    (Lemon v. Kurtzman)

    In order not to violate establishment
    clause:
    1. The primary purpose must be secular
    2. Primary effect must neither inhibit nor
    advance religion
    3. No excessive government entanglement
    with religion

          

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