Exam 2 Cases and Effects Study Sheet

Exam 2 Cases and Effects Study Sheet - equal protection...

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What effect did the following cases have on segregation or discrimination? 1. Plessy v. Ferguson 2. Brown v. Board of Education 3. Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg County 4. Shaw v. Reno 1. Supported the “separate but equal” public accommodations by state governments, thus upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation even in public accommodations 2. Overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson ruling, prohibiting the segregation of students in public schools, because separate facilities are not equal 3. Busing students to different schools to promote diversity/integration is constitutional 4. School redistricting based on race must be held to a standard of strict scrutiny under the
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Unformatted text preview: equal protection clause What did the following cases say about commerce? 1. Gibbons v. Ogden 2. Heart of Atlanta Motel v. U.S. 3. U.S. v. Lopez 4. U.S. v. Darby Lumber Co. 1. Congress is designated the power to regulate interstate commerce under the interstate Commerce Clause 2. Congress could use its Commerce Clause power to fight discrimination by prohibiting it in public accommodations 3. A law prohibiting guns near schools is a criminal statute that does not relate to commerce or any sort of economic activity 4. Under the Commerce Clause, Congress had the power to regulate employment conditions by the Fair Labor Standards Act...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSC 2302 taught by Professor Dr.riley during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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