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5 Matching questions

  1. Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1987)
  2. Near v Minnesota (1925)
  3. Miler v. California
  4. Brandenburg v. Ohio
  5. Everson v Board of Education (1942)
  1. a Case centered on censorship - government cannot censor something (newspapers) because that restricts freedom of the press. Main issue was government officials were being criticized and wanted to censor the criticism.
  2. 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.
  3. c More leeway for states in regulation abortion, though no overturning of Roe v. Wade. Upholds MO law prohibiting abortion in public hospitals; shift in composition of court. (Later cases allow 24-hour waiting periods, parental consent for minors, etc.)
  4. d 1969--Determined that a law that proscribes advocacy of violence for political reform is constitutional if applied to speech that is not directed toward producing imminent lawlessness and is not likely to produce such action is not constitutional.
  5. e 1973 ruling that determined the obscenity clause to related to works that lack literary, artisitic, political or scientific value. (LAPS test)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1964--Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
  2. Right to an impartial jury
  3. Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
  4. Anarchist calling for overthrow of the government. Established precedent of federalizing Bill of Rights (applying them to States); States cannot deny freedom of speech - protected through due process clause of Amendment 14
  5. 1976 ruling that classification of individuals based on gender must be related to an important government objective; replaced minimum rationality standard.

5 True/False questions

  1. Furman v. Georgia (1972)Upheld new Georgia death penalty laws requiring dual-phase trial and special circumstances; capital punishment does not constitute cruel & unusual punishment of 8th Amendment.


  2. Lemon v. Kurtzman1896 ruling that separate but equal facilities for different races were not unconstitutional.


  3. Wesberry v. Sanders (1963)"One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.


  4. Mapp v. Ohio (1961)Established exclusionary rule; illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism.


  5. Baker v. Carr (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.


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