← AP Gov Ch 15 Terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- bill of attainder
- Texas v. Johnson
- ordinary scrutiny
- privileges and immunities clause
- a process by which provisions of the Bill of Rights become incorporated.
- b Court ruled that flag burning falls under the free expression protections of the Constitution unless imminent or violence is likely. (flag burning)
- c A government decree that a person is guilty of a crime that carries the death penalty, rendered without the benefit of a trial.
- d assumption that the actions of elected bodies and officials are legal under the Constitution
- e citizens from out of state have the same legal rights as local citizens in any state
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- legal doctrine that refers to a reasonable belief that a crime has been committed
- articulated in Plessy v. Ferguson that laws prescribing separate public facilities and services for nonwhite Americans are permissible if the facilities are equal to those provided for whites
- the representation of sexually explicit material in a manner that violates community standards and is without redeeming social importance or value
- Incorporated freedom of speech into the Bill of Rights, New York state bound by the first amendment.
- A controversial law overwhelmingly passed by Congress in October 2001, after the terrorist attacks of September 11 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. It greatly expanded the power of federal law enforcement authorities to move against suspected terrorists.
5 True/False Questions
habeas corpus → Any crime in which death is the possible penalty.
unreasonable searches and seizures → obtaining evidence in a haphazard or random manner, a practice prohibited by the fourth amendment. Probable cause and/or a search warrant are required for a legal and proper search for a legal and proper search for and seizure of incriminating evidence.
civil liberties → The right to own and use property free from excessive government interference.
Griswold v. Connecticutt (1965) → Ruled that a constitutional right to privacy exists when it struct down laws making birth control illegal.
good faith exception → prosecutors may introduce evidence obtained illegally if they can show that the police had relied on a warrant that appeared valid but later appeared invalid