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5 Matching questions

  1. Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge (1837)
  2. U.S. v. Richard Nixon (1974)
  3. Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
  4. Roe v. Wade (1973)
  5. Schecter v. U.S. (1935)
  1. a The interests of the community are more important than the interests of business; the supremacy of society's interest over private interest
  2. b The court ruled that those subject to in-custody interrogation be advised of their constitutional right to an attorney and their right to remain silent, 1966
  3. c The court legalized abortion by ruling that state laws could not restrict it during the first three months of pregnancy. Based on the 4th Amendment rights of a person to be secure in their persons. 1973
  4. d Sometimes called "the sick chicken case." or Schecter poultry case Unanimously declared the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) unconstitutional on three grounds : the act delegated legislative power to the executive, there was a lack of constitutional authority for such legislation; and it sought to regulate businesses that were wholly intrastate in character, 1936
  5. e The court rejected Richard Nixon's claim to an abolutely unqualified privilege against any judicial process

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Clarified the commerce clause and affirmed Congressional power over interstate commerce
  2. The U.S. President Richard Nixon had claimed executive authority to force the Times to suspend publication of classified information in its possession. The question before the court was whether the constitutional freedom of the press under the First Amendment was subordinate to a claimed Executive need to maintain the secrecy of information. The Supreme Court ruled that First Amendment did protect the New York Times' right to print said materials.
  3. Declard unconstitutional a minimum wage law for women on the grounds that it denied women freedom of contract. reversed supreme courts ruling in muller v. oregon which had declared women to be deserving of special protection in the workplace. said women were now equal and didn't need protection
  4. Legalized segregation in publicly owned facilities on the basis of "separate but equal"
  5. .Re-established the authority of the federal government to fight monopolies under the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, northern securities corporation by jp morgan

5 True/False questions

  1. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)Extends to the defendant the right of counsel (lawyer) in STATE AS WELL AS FEDERAL CRIMINAL TRIALS regardless of their ability to pay. major broadening of the us bill of rights


  2. Bakke v. University of California (1978)In this 5-4 ruling the Supreme Court outlawed quotas
    and ordered that Alan Bakke be admitted to medical school. But the court also upheld the principle of affirmative action, explaining that race or ethnicity could be counted as a plus in an applicant's file as long as it did "not insulate the individual from comparison with other candidates."


  3. Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)tHE suprem court upheld a law regulating the working hours of miners because their work was so dangerous that overly long hours would increase the threat of injury.


  4. Munn v. Illinois (1877)National power. Federalism. The Supreme Court forbade any state to set rates, even within its own borders, on railroad traffic entering from or bound for another state. This paved the way for the creation of the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1887.


  5. Schenck v. U.S. (1919)Unanimously upheld the Espionage Act of 1917 which decalred that people who interfered with the war effort were subject to imprisonment; decalred that the 1rst Amendment right to freedom of speech was no absolute; free speech could be limited if its exercise presented a "clear and present danger"