5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Carig v. Boren
- Gregg v. Georgia (1976)
- Escobedo v. Illinois
- Texas v. Johnson (1989)
- Epperson v. Arkansas (1968)
- a Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.
- b Upheld new Georgia death penalty laws requiring dual-phase trial and special circumstances; capital punishment does not constitute cruel & unusual punishment of 8th Amendment.
- c 1964--Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
- d 1976 ruling that classification of individuals based on gender must be related to an important government objective; replaced minimum rationality standard.
- e Flag-burning is symbolic speech with a political purpose and is protected by 1st Amendment.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Prohibited devotional Bible reading in public schools by virtue of establishment clause and due process clause. Warren Court's judicial activism
- 1968 guarantees the right to a trial by jury where a sentence of at least two years is involved.
- Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).
- The decision stems from the Yazoo land cases, 1803, and upholds the sanctity of contracts.
- 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.)
5 True/False Questions
Marbury v. Madison → 1803 established the principle of judicial review
Furman v. Georgia (1972) → State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.
Miranda v. Arizona → 1803 established the principle of judicial review
Palko v. Connecticut (1937) → Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
Boy Scouts of America v. Dale → 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.