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5 Matching questions

  1. Baker v. Carr (1962)
  2. Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
  3. Roe v. Wade
  4. Furman v. Georgia (1972)
  5. Epperson v. Arkansas (1968)
  1. a "One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.
  2. b 1973 ruling that decriminalized abortion.
  3. c State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.
  4. d The boy scouts were allowed to dismiss a leader after learning that he was gay, holding that freedom of association outweighed the New Jersey anti-discrimination statute.
  5. e Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
  2. Guaranteed a student's right to protest (wearing armbands).
  3. 1969--Determined that a law that proscribes advocacy of violence for political reform is constitutional if applied to speech that is not directed toward producing imminent lawlessness and is not likely to produce such action is not constitutional.
  4. More leeway for states in regulation abortion, though no overturning of Roe v. Wade. Upholds MO law prohibiting abortion in public hospitals; shift in composition of court. (Later cases allow 24-hour waiting periods, parental consent for minors, etc.)
  5. Right to an impartial jury

5 True/False questions

  1. Mapp v. Ohio (1961)Established exclusionary rule; illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism.


  2. Escobedo v. Illinois1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.


  3. Wesberry v. Sanders (1963)Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).


  4. Gideon v. Wainwright1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.


  5. Marbury v. Madison1803 established the principle of judicial review