5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Mapp v. Ohio (1961)
- U.S. v. Lopez (1995)
- Palko v Connecticut (1937
- Marbury v. Madison
- Everson v Board of Education (1942)
- a Established exclusionary rule; illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism.
- b A New Jersey law allowing reimbursements of money to parents who sent their children to school (public and private) on buses operated by the public transportation system did not violate the establishment clause or the 1st and 14th Amendments.
- c 1803 established the principle of judicial review
- d Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce.
- e Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).
- 1978--Ambiguous ruling by a badly divided court that dealt with affirmative action programs that used race as a basis of selecting participants. The court general upheld affirmative action, but with a 4/4/1 split, it was a very weak decision.
- NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.
- Upheld new Georgia death penalty laws requiring dual-phase trial and special circumstances; capital punishment does not constitute cruel & unusual punishment of 8th Amendment.
- 1973 ruling that determined the obscenity clause to related to works that lack literary, artisitic, political or scientific value. (LAPS test)
5 True/False Questions
Escobedo v. Illinois → 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
Barron v Baltimore (1833) → "One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.
McCulloch v. Maryland → 1803 established the principle of judicial review
Abbington v. Schempp (1963) → "One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.
Fletcher v. Peck → 1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.