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5 Matching questions

  1. Griswold v. Connecticut
  2. Smith v. Allwright
  3. Marbury v. Madison
  4. Furman v. Georgia (1972)
  5. Korematsu v. U. S.
  1. a T1941--he court upheld the constitutionality of detention camps for Japanese-Americans during World War 2.
  2. b State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.
  3. c 1803 established the principle of judicial review
  4. d White primaries are unconstitutional.
  5. e 1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1974--The court rejected Richard Nixon's claim to an absolutely unqualified privilege against any judicial process.
  2. Peyote, controlled substances.
  3. 1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.
  4. 1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.
  5. a United States Supreme Court case that ruled that state legislature districts had to be roughly equal in population.

5 True/False questions

  1. Plessy v. FergusonA United States Supreme Court decision which held that parts of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 were unconstitutional because they exceeded congressional power under the Commerce Clause and under section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution.

          

  2. Gratz v. Bollingera case in which the United States Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School.

          

  3. Dred Scott v. Sandford1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.

          

  4. Citizens United v. FEC1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.

          

  5. Roe v. Wadeabout whether the United States Congress may use its Article One powers to abrogate a state's sovereign immunity from suits in its own courts, thereby allowing citizens to sue a state without the state's consent.