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Multiple choice Ch 4 Multiple Choice 1. The Bill of Rights was enacted in . 1791. 2. Which test did the Supreme Court justices devise for free speech in Schenck v. United States (1919)? . clear and present danger test 3. In 1925, the Supreme Court justices decided that the Fourteenth Amendment applied to the states in . Gitlow v . New York . 4. Which amendment guarantees freedom of assembly? d. First 5. In _____, the Supreme Court justices required the states to furnish attorneys for poor defendants in all felony cases. a. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) 6. In 2007, the Supreme Court reversed an earlier ruling by determining that bans on partial-birth abortion were constitutional. One cause of this shift was the replacement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor by . Samuel Alito. 7. Of the following nations, which has the largest rate of incarceration? . United States 8. Which Supreme Court case dealt with the publication of the “Pentagon Papers”? c. New York Times Co. v. United States 9. What happened in Engel v . Vitale (1962)? c. The Supreme Court justices banned the reciting of prayers in the public schools. 10. Which of the following statements is true? a. Since Roe v. Wade , public opinion on abortion has not changed greatly. 11. _____ has executed more prisoners in the past 25 years than any other state. d. Texas 12. The _____ Amendment prohibits “cruel and unusual punishment.” d. Eighth
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13. Which 1973 Supreme Court case stated that obscenity must be defined by “contemporary community standards”? e. Miller v . California 14. Civil liberties d. are not absolute and must be balanced against other considerations. 15. What was the constitutional justification of selective incorporation by the Supreme Court? . Fourteenth Amendment due process clause 16. England’s Glorious Revolution in 1689 focused primarily on the issue of d. religion. 17. “You have the right to remain silent. ..Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. ..You have the right to an attorney.” This is called the _____ warning. a. Miranda 18. _____ is a written attack on a person’s reputation. . Libel 19. Which of the following is true of the USA Patriot Act of 2001 ? . Government was granted more leeway in its wiretapping activities. . Authorities were granted more discretion and a lower burden
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2009 for the course PS PS 231 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '09 term at Chadron State College.

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