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5 Matching questions

  1. Procedural Due Process
  2. Property Power
  3. Obscenity Test (Miller v. Calif)
  4. Abortion (Casey)
  5. 11th Amendment
  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 A state may not be sued in federal court by its
    own citizens or citizens of another state
    without consent
  3. c To be obscene the material must:
    1. Appeal to the prurient interest in
    2. Depict sexual conduct in a patently
    offensive way; and
    3. Lack serious literary, artistic, political
    or scientific value
  4. d Congress has the power to
    dispose of the territory or other
    property belonging to the United
  5. e A state may regulate abortion
    provided no "undue burden" is
    placed on a woman's right to
    obtain an abortion.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. For a case to be ripe, there must be
    a genuine, immediate threat of harm
  2. Legislative punishment of a
    named group or individual without
    judicial trial.
  3. 1. The primary purpose must be secular
    2. Primary effect must neither inhibit nor
    advance religion
    3. No excessive government entanglement
    with religion
  4. "Total Spending" limits by a
    candidate- Unconstitutional
     Individual campaign contribution
    limits- Constitutional if "reasonable"
  5. 1. Underline who is passing the law
    2. Determine the subject matter of
    the question
    3. Match the appropriate power of

5 True/False questions

  1. State ActionFederal 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. To Uphold a Federal Statute (3)1. Supremacy clause
    2. Any enumerated power of
    Congress (Art. 1, Sec. 8)
    3. Federal property power


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


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


  5. Exceptions1. State officials may be sued personally for
    a) money damages or
    b) enjoined for federal law violations
    2. A state may be sued by another state or by the United States
    3. Congress may waive a state's 11th Amendment immunity under
    the Enforcement Clause of Section 5 of the 14th Amendment


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