5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Shaw v. Reno (1993)
- Printz v. United States (1997)
- Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)
- Reno v. ACLU (1996)
- U.S. v. Lopez (1995)
- a Federal law designed to prohibit "indecency" on the internet was unconstitutional.
- b NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.
- c Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce. The law is a criminal statute that has nothing to do with "commerce" or any sort of economic activity.
- d States can place restrictions on abortions (viability tests, no use of public facilities for abortions, no counseling to have abortions) but cannot outlaw them.
- e Using the Necessary and Proper Clause of Article I as justification, Congress CAN NOT require state officials to regulate handgun purchases by performing those duties called for by the Brady Bill's handgun applicant background-checks?
5 Multiple choice questions
- "Executive privilege" is not absolute and is subject to judicial review.
- In response to a black armbands worn by students to school protesting the Vietnam, the court ruled that while student rights t can be restricted, "students do not leave their constitutional rights at the schoolhouse door."
- Death penalty is not "cruel and unusual punishment" in extreme cases such as murder.
- Applied the exclusionary rule (evidence seized illegally cannot be used in court) to the state courts.
- This established a three-part test by which governments can determine if their actions violate the Establishment Clause of the constitution: is the Law clearly secular, does neither prohibit nor inhibit religion, and is there excessive gov't. entanglement.
5 True/False questions
Bush v. Gore (2001) → Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce. The law is a criminal statute that has nothing to do with "commerce" or any sort of economic activity.
Regents of California v. Bakke (1978) → Ruled that giving minorities preferential treatment based solely on race was reverse-discrimination and as such was unconstitutional. Race can be a contributing factor but not be the only factor in determining college admissions - there can be no quotas.
Barron v. Baltimore (1833) → This case established the Supreme Court's power of Judicial Review.
Miller v. California (1973) → Provided for the accused to be notified of their rights (right to counsel, right to an attorney, right to remain silent) before being interrogated by the police.
Marbury v. Madison (1803) → This case established the Supreme Court's power of Judicial Review.