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  1. Carig v. Boren
  2. Gregg v. Georgia (1976)
  3. Escobedo v. Illinois
  4. Texas v. Johnson (1989)
  5. Epperson v. Arkansas (1968)
  1. a Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.
  2. 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.
  3. c 1964--Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
  4. d 1976 ruling that classification of individuals based on gender must be related to an important government objective; replaced minimum rationality standard.
  5. e Flag-burning is symbolic speech with a political purpose and is protected by 1st Amendment.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Prohibited devotional Bible reading in public schools by virtue of establishment clause and due process clause. Warren Court's judicial activism
  2. 1968 guarantees the right to a trial by jury where a sentence of at least two years is involved.
  3. Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).
  4. The decision stems from the Yazoo land cases, 1803, and upholds the sanctity of contracts.
  5. 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

  1. Marbury v. Madison1803 established the principle of judicial review


  2. Furman v. Georgia (1972)State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.


  3. Miranda v. Arizona1803 established the principle of judicial review


  4. Palko v. Connecticut (1937)Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.


  5. Boy Scouts of America v. DaleThe 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.


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