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  1. Texas v. Johnson (1989)
  2. Roe v. Wade
  3. Printz v. U.S.
  4. Employment Division v. Smith
  5. U. S. v. Richard Nixon
  1. a 1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.
  2. b 1974--The court rejected Richard Nixon's claim to an absolutely unqualified privilege against any judicial process.
  3. c Peyote, controlled substances.
  4. d a United States Supreme Court ruling that established the unconstitutionality of certain interim provisions of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
  5. e Flag-burning is symbolic speech with a political purpose and is protected by 1st Amendment.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a United States Supreme Court case regarding the University of Michigan undergraduate affirmative action admissions policy
  2. 1896 ruling that separate but equal facilities for different races were not unconstitutional.
  3. is a legal case in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the line-item veto as granted in the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 violated the Presentment Clause of the United States Constitution because it impermissibly gave the President of the United States the power to unilaterally amend or repeal parts of statutes that had been duly passed by the United States Congress.
  4. a United States Supreme Court case which held that courts could not enforce racial covenants on real estate.
  5. held that racial classifications, imposed by the federal government, must be analyzed under a standard of "strict scrutiny," the most stringent level of review which requires that racial classifications be narrowly tailored to further compelling governmental interests.

5 True/False questions

  1. Griswold v. Connecticut1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.


  2. NY Times v. U.S.Pentagon Papers case. Prior restraint was unjustified.


  3. U.S. v. LeonCreated the "good faith" exemption to the exclusionary rule.


  4. Buckley v. Valeo (1976)1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.


  5. Gibbons v. Ogden1824--Clarified the commerce clause and affirmed Congressional power over interstate commerce.