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5 Matching questions

  1. Ex Post Facto Clause
    Invalidates retroactive criminal
    laws that:
  2. Generally Wrong Answers
  3. Hierarchy of Laws
  4. Voting Issue Not Deemed
  5. Procedural Due Process
  1. a 1. General Welfare Clause
    2. Necessary and Proper Clause
    3. 14th A. Privileges and Immunities Clause
    4. Contracts Clause
    5. Distinction between Rights & Privileges
    6. 10th Amendment- caveat New York v.
  2. b The procedural safeguards of
    notice and a hearing are available
    whenever there is a serious
    deprivation of any life, liberty, or
    property interest.
  3. c 1. Make criminal conduct that was not
    a crime when committed; or
    2. Decrease the amount of evidence
    needed to convict/change the
    procedure(s) for conviction.
  4. d  Apply Rational Basis
     The right to be a candidate
    1. Payment of a filing fee
    2. Both minimum and maximum age
  5. e 1. Constitution
    2. Act of Congress
    3. Executive Agreement- foreign
    Executive Order - domestic policy
    4. State Law

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A term used to classify the source
    from which the fundamental rights
    (right to vote, right to travel, right
    to privacy) derive.
  2. To be obscene the material must:
    1. Appeal to the prurient interest in
    2. Depict sexual conduct in a patently
    offensive way; and
    3. Lack serious literary, artistic, political
    or scientific value
  3. A threshold requirement of
    government conduct which must be
    satisfied before private discrimination
    can be restricted under the 1st, 4th,
    14th or 15th Amendments (e.g., public
    function; significant state involvement
    or "encouragement").
  4. 1. Discrimination in voting
    2. Reapportionment
    3. Switching party affiliation
    4. Ballot restrictions based on "special
    interests" (land ownership)
  5. 1) discriminatory effect, and
    2) discriminatory purpose

    To raise the burden of persuasion above
    rational basis.

5 True/False questions

  1. Vice Advertising
    (Central Hudson)

    Government regulation must:
    Plaintiff must show a concrete
    personal stake in the outcome.

    1. Injury-in fact (i.e., economic, aesthetic,
    2. Causation/redressibility


  2. ExceptionsFederal 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)


  3. Case and Controversy
    Congress has the power to
    dispose of the territory or other
    property belonging to the United


  4. Affectation DoctrineCongress may regulate any
    activity which has a "substantial
    economic effect" on interstate


  5. Supremacy Clause

     Supersession Doctrine:
    President appoints "principal officers" with
    Senate consent (e.g., Cabinet Members,
    Heads of Departments).
     Congress delegates appointment of "inferior
    officers" (e.g., Deputy Cabinet Members,
    Members of Federal Agencies) to:
     The President
     Heads of Departments, and/or
     The Judiciary


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