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Ch_4_StudyQ - 9) The Constitution provides that no person...

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Chapter 4 S TUDY Q UESTIONS 1) What is the basic structure of the American national government? 2) What is the national government’s relation to the states? 3) What is the police power? i) What is the conflict between the states’ police power and the commerce clause? 4) What is preemption? 5) What is a constitutional limit on the power of Congress to tax? i) In reviewing tax laws, what does the United States Supreme Court focus on? ii) Is there any limit on the money Congress spends? 6) What is the distinction between the degrees of regulation that may be imposed on commercial and noncommercial speech? 7) What protection do businesses have against the power of the government to conduct searches and seizures?
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8) What protection do corporations have against incriminating themselves?
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Unformatted text preview: 9) The Constitution provides that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law. Due process is procedural and substantive. What does procedural due process mean? i) What is the focus of substantive due process? ii) What are the tests used to determine whether a law comports with substantive due process? 10) What does it mean that under the Fourteenth Amendment a state may not deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws? i) What are the tests used to determine whether a law comports with the equal protection clause? ii) When does a law violate substantive due process and when does a law violate equal protec-tion?...
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