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5 Matching questions

  1. Engel v. Vitale (1962)
  2. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
  3. Gregg v. Georgia (1976)
  4. Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
  5. Korematsu v. U.S. (1944)
  1. a The Sixth Amendment 's guarantee of counsel is a fundamental right, and through the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment, this made it applicable to states, which now had to provide an attorney if a defendant couldn't afford one.
  2. b The court ruled that the ordering of Japanese-Americans into internment camps was constitutional and justified due to circumstances of "emergency and peril."
  3. c Death penalty is not "cruel and unusual punishment" in extreme cases such as murder.
  4. d All school-sanctioned prayer (in public schools) is unconstitutional because it violates the establishment clause of the 1st Amendment.
  5. e In response to a black armbands worn by students to school protesting the Vietnam, the court ruled that while student rights t can be restricted, "students do not leave their constitutional rights at the schoolhouse door."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Using the Necessary and Proper Clause of Article I as justification, Congress CAN NOT require state officials to regulate handgun purchases by performing those duties called for by the Brady Bill's handgun applicant background-checks?
  2. Gun Free School Zones Act exceeded Congress' authority to regulate interstate commerce. The law is a criminal statute that has nothing to do with "commerce" or any sort of economic activity.
  3. Ruled that obscene materials did not enjoy First Amendment protection. Modified the test for obscenity, holding that "[t]he basic guidelines for the trier of fact must be: (a) whether 'the average person, applying contemporary community standards' would find that the work, taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest. . . (b) whether the work depicts or describes, in a patently offensive way, sexual conduct specifically defined by the applicable state law; and (c) whether the work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value."
  4. In establishing a national bank, Congress was legally applying the "necessary and proper clause" of the Constitution, thus exercising powers not specifically delegated to Congress but implied by its enumerated powers.
  5. Outlawed all white primaries.

5 True/False questions

  1. Buckley v. Valeo (1976)Abortion rights fall within the privacy implied in the 14th amendment; established the three trimester standard for abortion procedures.

          

  2. Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)Abortion rights fall within the privacy implied in the 14th amendment; established the three trimester standard for abortion procedures.

          

  3. Reno v. ACLU (1996)Abortion rights fall within the privacy implied in the 14th amendment; established the three trimester standard for abortion procedures.

          

  4. Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)By a 5-to-4 vote along ideological lines, the majority held that under the First Amendment corporate funding of independent political broadcasts in candidate elections cannot be limited.

          

  5. Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)Hand-counting in Florida was a violation of Equal Protection clause, made George W. Bush the winner of the 2000 election

          

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