5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
- Palko v Connecticut (1937
- Abbington v. Schempp (1963)
- Brandenburg v. Ohio
- Marbury v. Madison
- a Prohibited devotional Bible reading in public schools by virtue of establishment clause and due process clause. Warren Court's judicial activism
- b Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
- c 1803 established the principle of judicial review
- d 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.
- e 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 Multiple Choice Questions
- Guaranteed a student's right to protest (wearing armbands).
- 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.
- 1976 ruling that classification of individuals based on gender must be related to an important government objective; replaced minimum rationality standard.
- 1971 defining government actionsin dealing with religion--must not inhibit or advance religion and does not entangle the goverment with religion.
- 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 True/False Questions
Everson v Board of Education (1942) → 1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.
Fletcher v. Peck → The decision stems from the Yazoo land cases, 1803, and upholds the sanctity of contracts.
Baker v. Carr (1962) → "One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.
Buckley v. Valeo (1976) → 1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.
Roe v. Wade → 1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.