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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. To Uphold a State Statute (2)
  2. Property Power
  3. Article IV Privileges and
    Immunities Clause
  4. Free Exercise Methodology
  5. Ex Post Facto Clause
    Invalidates retroactive criminal
    laws that:
  1. a Prevents economic discrimination
    by one state against citizens or
    residents of another state,
    UNLESS a substantial
    government interest exists.
  2. b 1. Dormant Commerce Clause
    a. Non-discriminatory
    b. No undue burden on interstate
    commerce -use a balancing
    2. Police Power- health, safety,
    welfare, morals, aesthetics
  3. c Congress has the power to
    dispose of the territory or other
    property belonging to the United
  4. d 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.
  5. e Purposeful interference Apply strict scrutiny test
    Incidental burden Apply rational basis test

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Federal court will refuse to review a case based
    on an unsettled issue of state law (Pullman)
     Federal court review prohibited where there are
    pending state criminal proceedings (Younger)
  2. 1. General Welfare Clause
    2. Necessary and Proper Clause
    3. 14th A. Privileges and Immunities Clause
    4. Contracts Clause
    5. Distinction between Rights & Privileges
    6. 10th Amendment- caveat New York v.
  3. "Total Spending" limits by a
    candidate- Unconstitutional
     Individual campaign contribution
    limits- Constitutional if "reasonable"
  4. A term used to classify the source
    from which the fundamental rights
    (right to vote, right to travel, right
    to privacy) derive.
  5. 1. Supremacy clause
    2. Any enumerated power of
    Congress (Art. 1, Sec. 8)
    3. Federal property power

5 True/False questions

  1. Establishment Clause
    (Lemon v. Kurtzman)

    In order not to violate establishment
    1. Directly advance
    2. a substantial governmental interest,
    3. be "narrowly tailored"


  2. Preemption Doctrine:Congress may regulate any
    activity which has a "substantial
    economic effect" on interstate


  3. Procedural Due ProcessA term used to classify the source
    from which the fundamental rights
    (right to vote, right to travel, right
    to privacy) derive.


  4. Statutory Regulation of Appellate
    1) discriminatory effect, and
    2) discriminatory purpose

    To raise the burden of persuasion above
    rational basis.


  5. Hierarchy of Laws1. Constitution
    2. Act of Congress
    3. Executive Agreement- foreign
    Executive Order - domestic policy
    4. State Law


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