5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Gregg v. Georgia (1976)
- Engel v. Vitale (1962)
- Marbury v. Madison (1803)
- Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)
- Reno v. ACLU (1996)
- a This case established the Supreme Court's power of Judicial Review.
- b All school-sanctioned prayer (in public schools) is unconstitutional because it violates the establishment clause of the 1st Amendment.
- c Death penalty is not "cruel and unusual punishment" in extreme cases such as murder.
- d Federal law designed to prohibit "indecency" on the internet was unconstitutional.
- e States can place restrictions on abortions (viability tests, no use of public facilities for abortions, no counseling to have abortions) but cannot outlaw them.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Hand-counting in Florida was a violation of Equal Protection clause, made George W. Bush the winner of the 2000 election
- The court ruled that the ordering of Japanese-Americans into internment camps was constitutional and justified due to circumstances of "emergency and peril."
- Supreme Court decision holding that the first amendment protects newspapers from prior restraint.
- Congress DOES NOT have the authority to enact the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 under either the Commerce Clause or the Fourteenth Amendment.
- Race can be used as a factor for admission into a public law school as long as the policy is "narrowly tailored"
5 True/False Questions
Printz v. United States (1997) → 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."
Clinton v. New York City (1997) → Ruled that the law granting the president the line item-veto was unconstitutional.
U.S. v. Lopez (1995) → "Executive privilege" is not absolute and is subject to judicial review.
Kelo v. New London (2005) → "Eminent Domain" may be used to take private property for the public good even if this means giving it to private developers.
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) → The Sixth Amendment 's guarantee of counsel is a fundamental right, and through the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment, this made it applicable to states, which now had to provide an attorney if a defendant couldn't afford one.