5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Escobedo v. Illinois
- Gitlow v. New York (1925)
- Shaw v. Reno (1993)
- U.S. v. Lopez (1995)
- Griswold v. Connecticut
- a Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce.
- b NO racial gerrymandering; race cannot be the sole or predominant factor in redrawing legislative boundaries; majority-minority districts.
- c 1964--Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
- d 1965 decision that the Constitution implicitily guarantees citizens' right to privacy.
- 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
- 1966 ruling that upon arrest, a suspect has the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer.
- 1963 ruling that a defendant in a felony trial must be provided a lawyer free of charge if the defendant cannot afford one.
- State death penalties (as then applied) are arbitrary and violate equal protection of 14th Amendment.
- Provided test for determining which parts of Bill of Rights should be federalized - those which are implicitly or explicitly necessary for liberty to exist.
- 1919--Case involving limits on free speech. Established the "clear and present danger" principle.
5 True/False questions
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.)
Tinker v. Des Moines (1969) → Flag-burning is symbolic speech with a political purpose and is protected by 1st Amendment.
Everson v Board of Education (1942) → 1954 case that overturned Separate but Equal standard of discrimination in education.
Lemon v. Kurtzman → 1971 defining government actionsin dealing with religion--must not inhibit or advance religion and does not entangle the goverment with religion.
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.