Landmark Supreme Court Cases
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    No one is above the law...not even the president.

    answer choices

    Bush v. Gore

    Marbury v. Madison

    Miranda v. Arizona

    U.S. v. Nixon

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Determined the FL Supreme Court could not order a recount of ballots.

    answer choices

    Marbury v. Madison

    Bush v. Gore

    U.S. v. Nixon

    Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    What is it called when the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether something is legal or illegal (unconstitutional)?

    answer choices

    supreme court review

    due process

    segregation

    judicial review

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Suspects cannot be questioned (interrogated) until they are informed of their rights (right to remain silent, right to an attorney, etc.)

    answer choices

    Brown v Board of Education

    Miranda v Arizona

    Tinker v Des Moines

    Bush v Gore

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Established the Supreme Courts power of “Judicial Review” to see if laws are Constitutional / Unconstitutional. (Judicial Branch interprets the laws)

    answer choices

    Marbury v Madison

    Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier

    In Re Gault

    District of Columbia v Heller

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Established “Separate but Equal”, which provided separate public facilities for both whites and blacks as long as they were equal.

    answer choices

    District of Columbia v Heller

    In Re Gault

    Brown v Board of Education

    Plessy v Ferguson

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    A person accused of a crime no matter how poor has the right to an attorney during trial. Enforces the 6th Amendment.

    answer choices

    Tinker v Des Moines

    Gideon v Wainwright

    Miranda v Arizona

    United States v Nixon

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Ruled that “Separate but Equal” was Unconstitutional.

    answer choices

    Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier

    Marbury v Madison

    Plessy v Ferguson

    Brown v Board of Education

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Juveniles are allowed to have “Due Process” rights. (right to a trial, right to an attorney, right to question witnesses, etc.)

    answer choices

    District of Columbia v Heller

    Tinker v Des Moines

    In Re Gault

    Miranda v Arizona

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Students have the right to free speech at school as long it doesn’t disrupt school activities. (wearing black armbands in protest)

    answer choices

    In Re Gault

    District of Columbia v Heller

    Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier

    Tinker v Des Moines

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Legal or social separation of races.

    answer choices

    Segregation

    Lobbying

    Boycotting

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Allowed for the censorship (blocking) of materials / stories written in school newspapers.

    answer choices

    Plessy v Ferguson

    Tinker v Des Moines

    Marbury v Madison

    Hazelwood v Kuhlmeier

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which constitutional principle is applied when police inform suspects of their rights?

    answer choices

    due process of law

    eminent domain

    double jeopardy

    trial by jury

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott case?

    answer choices

    That slavery diminished the national character.

    That African American rights were protected by the Constitution.

    That African Americans did not have the right to sue in federal court because they were not citizens

    That slavery should be abolished by executive order

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    What is called when someone is being forced to testify against oneself?

    answer choices

    self-incrimination

    reflection

    self-process

    judicial review

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