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5 Matching questions

  1. Wesberry v. Sanders (1963)
  2. Shaw v. Reno (1993)
  3. Engel v. Vitale
  4. U. S. v. Richard Nixon
  5. Roe v. Wade
  1. a 1974--The court rejected Richard Nixon's claim to an absolutely unqualified privilege against any judicial process.
  2. b Prohibited state-sponsored recitation of prayer in public schools by virtue of 1st Amendment's establishment clause and the 14th Amendment's due process clause; Warren Court's judicial activism.
  3. c 1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.
  4. d Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).
  5. e NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.
  2. 1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.
  3. a case in which the United States Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School.
  4. Peyote, controlled substances.
  5. a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that held that the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution protected students from being forced to salute the American flag and say the Pledge of Allegiance in school.

5 True/False questions

  1. McCulloch v. Maryland1803 established the principle of judicial review


  2. Schenck v. United States1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.


  3. Baker v. Carr (1962)"One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.


  4. NY Times v. U.S.a United States Supreme Court ruling that established the unconstitutionality of certain interim provisions of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.


  5. Marbury v. MadisonBrief search under reasonable suspicion.


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