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5 Matching questions

  1. Affectation Doctrine
  2. Standing
    Con Standards:
  3. Case and Controversy
  5. Fundamental Right of Privacy

  1. a Federal court will refuse to review a case based
    on an unsettled issue of state law (Pullman)
    Federal court review prohibited where there are
    pending state criminal proceedings (Younger)
  2. b Plaintiff must show a concrete
    personal stake in the outcome.

    1. Injury-in fact (i.e., economic, aesthetic,
    2. Causation/redressibility
  3. c C Contraception
    A Abortion
    M Marriage
    P Procreation
    E Private Education
    R Family Relations
  4. d Congress may regulate any
    activity which has a "substantial
    economic effect" on interstate
  5. e Federal Court adjudication
    requires an actual and definite
    dispute between parties having
    adverse legal interests.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Apply Rational Basis
    The right to be a candidate
    1. Payment of a filing fee
    2. Both minimum and maximum age
  2. A state may not be sued in federal court by its
    own citizens or citizens of another state
    without consent
  3. 1) discriminatory effect, and
    2) discriminatory purpose

    To raise the burden of persuasion above
    rational basis.
  4. A state may regulate abortion
    provided no "undue burden" is
    placed on a woman's right to
    obtain an abortion.
  5. For a case to be ripe, there must be
    a genuine, immediate threat of harm

5 True/False questions

  1. Con Law Approach (3)1. Underline who is passing the law
    2. Determine the subject matter of
    the question
    3. Match the appropriate power of


  2. Procedural Due ProcessThe procedural safeguards of
    notice and a hearing are available
    whenever there is a serious
    deprivation of any life, liberty, or
    property interest.


  3. "Content Neutral" Regulation of
    Time, Place, Manner (Method)
    1. Discrimination in voting
    2. Reapportionment
    3. Switching party affiliation
    4. Ballot restrictions based on "special
    interests" (land ownership)


  4. Statutory Regulation of Appellate
    1) discriminatory effect, and
    2) discriminatory purpose

    To raise the burden of persuasion above
    rational basis.


  5. Election Funding1. State officials may be sued personally for
    a) money damages or
    b) enjoined for federal law violations
    2. A state may be sued by another state or by the United States
    3. Congress may waive a state's 11th Amendment immunity under
    the Enforcement Clause of Section 5 of the 14th Amendment