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  1. Shaw v. Reno (1993)
  2. Korematsu v. U. S.
  3. Dartmouth College v. Woodward
  4. Palko v. Connecticut (1937)
  5. Palko v Connecticut (1937
  1. a Ruled a harsher sentence as a result of a new trial won on appeal does not violate double jeopardy.
  2. b T1941--he court upheld the constitutionality of detention camps for Japanese-Americans during World War 2.
  3. c Provided test for determining which parts of Bill of Rights should be federalized - those which are implicitly or explicitly necessary for liberty to exist.
  4. d NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.
  5. e 1819--New Hampshire had attempted to take over Dartmouth College by revising its colonial charter. The Court ruled that the charter was protected under the contract clause of the U. S. Constitution; upholds the sanctity of contracts.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. Use of 14th Amendment's equal protection clause to stop the Florida recount in the election of 2000.
  5. 1971 defining government actionsin dealing with religion--must not inhibit or advance religion and does not entangle the goverment with religion.

5 True/False questions

  1. Epperson v. Arkansas (1968)Ordered House districts to be as near equal in population as possible (extension of Baker v. Carr to Congressional districts).


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


  3. Gideon v. Wainwright1973 ruling that determined the obscenity clause to related to works that lack literary, artisitic, political or scientific value. (LAPS test)


  4. Griswold v. Connecticut1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.


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


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