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5 Matching questions

  1. Escobedo v. Illinois
  2. Gitlow v. New York (1925)
  3. Shaw v. Reno (1993)
  4. U.S. v. Lopez (1995)
  5. Griswold v. Connecticut
  1. a Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce.
  2. b NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.
  3. c 1964--Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
  4. d 1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.
  5. e Anarchist calling for overthrow of the government. Established precedent of federalizing Bill of Rights (applying them to States); States cannot deny freedom of speech - protected through due process clause of Amendment 14

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
  2. 1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.
  3. State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.
  4. Provided test for determining which parts of Bill of Rights should be federalized - those which are implicitly or explicitly necessary for liberty to exist.
  5. 1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.

5 True/False questions

  1. Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1987)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.)


  2. Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)Flag-burning is symbolic speech with a political purpose and is protected by 1st Amendment.


  3. Everson v Board of Education (1942)1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.


  4. Lemon v. Kurtzman1971 defining government actionsin dealing with religion--must not inhibit or advance religion and does not entangle the goverment with religion.


  5. Baker v. Carr (1962)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.