5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
- Miranda v. Arizona
- Fletcher v. Peck
- Mapp v. Ohio (1961)
- Gibbons v. Ogden
- a The boy scouts were allowed to dismiss a leader after learning that he was gay, holding that freedom of association outweighed the New Jersey anti-discrimination statute.
- b The decision stems from the Yazoo land cases, 1803, and upholds the sanctity of contracts.
- c 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
- d Established exclusionary rule; illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism.
- e 1824--Clarified the commerce clause and affirmed Congressional power over interstate commerce.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.
- 1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.
- 1976 ruling that classification of individuals based on gender must be related to an important government objective; replaced minimum rationality standard.
- Guaranteed a student's right to protest (wearing armbands).
- Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce.
5 True/False Questions
Palko v. Connecticut (1937) → Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
Escobedo v. Illinois → 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
Engel v. Vitale (1962) → Prohibited state-sponsored recitation of prayer in public schools by virtue of 1st Amendment's establishment clause and the 14th Amendment's due process clause; Warren Court's judicial activism.
U. S. v. Richard Nixon → Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce.
Texas v. Johnson (1989) → Flag-burning is symbolic speech with a political purpose and is protected by 1st Amendment.