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Landmark Supreme Court Cases Review

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  • Q1
    What idea did the Marbury vs. Madison case establish?
    rule of law
    separate but equal
    judicial review
    right to a lawyer
  • Q2
    What else did the Marbury vs. Madison case determine?
    that the judicial branch no longer exists
    that Marbury should not get his appointment
    that the Supreme Court has the final authority
    that the law is the law
  • Q3
    Which case established uniformed police procedures?
    In re Gault
    Gideon v. Wainwright
    Marbury v. Madison
    Miranda v. Arizona
  • Q4
    Which rights were limited in the Tinker vs. Des Moines case?
    freedom of religion
    freedom of the press
    freedom of assembly
    freedom of speech
  • Q5
    Which of Miranda's 5th amendment rights were violated?
    protection against self incrimination
    protection from double jeopardy
    right to an attorney
    right of eminent domain
  • Q6
    What issue was addressed in the Tinker case?
    whether students are allowed to publish newspapers
    whether students have the right to leave school
    whether students are allowed to wear armbands
    whether students are allowed to peacefully protest
  • Q7
    What did the federal government sue President Nixon for?
    starting Watergate
    not producing recording tapes
    being a bad president
  • Q8
    Which amendment was in question in the D.C. vs. Heller case?
  • Q9
    What case established support for "separate but equal"?
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Brown v. Board of Education
  • Q10
    What case overturned the "separate but equal" rule?
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Brown v. Board of Education
  • Q11
    Hazelwood vs. Kuhlmeier limited which freedom?
    freedom of assembly
    freedom of the press
    freedom of religion
    freedom of speech
  • Q12
    What did the In re Gault case establish?
    you can't sue the Supreme Court
    states can decide juveniles' 14th amendment rights
    limited due process to certain people
    extended due process to individuals
  • Q13
    Marbury sued Madison for what?
    not sending his papers on time
    not reviewing his application
    not appointing him as a judge
    not making him a judge
  • Q14
    In which case did the Supreme Court clearly explain the limit of freedom of expression?
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Gideon v. Wainwright
    Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier
    Tinker v. Des Moines
  • Q15
    Why did Plessy appeal his case to the Supreme Court?
    He wanted separate but equal.
    He wanted his 15th amendment rights upheld.
    He opposed the segregation laws in his state.
    He wanted to sit in the white train car.

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