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5 Matching questions

  1. Griswold v. Connecticut
  2. Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
  3. Carig v. Boren
  4. Palko v Connecticut (1937
  5. Marbury v. Madison
  1. a 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.
  2. b 1976 ruling that classification of individuals based on gender must be related to an important government objective; replaced minimum rationality standard.
  3. c Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
  4. d 1803 established the principle of judicial review
  5. e 1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.

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. Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).
  3. "One man, one vote." Ordered state legislative districts to be as near equal as possible in population; Warren Court's judicial activism.
  4. 1964--Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
  5. Prohibited states from banning the teaching of evolution.

5 True/False questions

  1. Barron v Baltimore (1833)The guarantee in the 5th Amendment that private property shall not be taken "for public use, without just compensation" is not applicable to state governments as well as the federal government.


  2. Palko v. Connecticut (1937)Provided test for determining which parts of Bill of Rights should be federalized - those which are implicitly or explicitly necessary for liberty to exist.


  3. Buckley v. Valeo (1976)1st Amendment protects campaign spending; legislatures can limit contributions, but not how much one spends of his own money on campaigns.


  4. Brown v. Board of Education1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.


  5. Gibbons v. Ogden1824--Clarified the commerce clause and affirmed Congressional power over interstate commerce.


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