Whenever a court's opinion is not unanimous, but most of the judges agree with it, is it called a - majority opinionWhenever the language in the Bill of Rights describing a right is overly broad or unclear in a particular situation, what does NOT occur: - The individual state legislatures interpret the unclear language.Which of the following does the Supreme Court have to issue before it hears a case? - awrite of certiorariWhich of the following is NOT part of the discovery process: - requesting another trialwhich of the following laws cannot be at issue in criminal law - a law against not preforming an employment agreementWhich of the following would NOT be regulated at the state level? - interstate commercelawswhich one of the following is NOT involved in the two basic pleadings of a lawsuit - default judgementWith court-annexed arbitration, typically the same rules of evidence apply to an arbitration ________ as to a trial. - hearingYour attorney prepares a ______ to present to the appellate court when you decide to appeal the trial court's decision. - brieifYour state legislature passes a law prohibiting students from criticizing actions taken by the governor. Does this new law further a legitimate government objective? - no, b/c no legislature can infringe on a persons free speech rightsYour state passes a law prohibiting businesses from supporting political candidates. Yougo to court and challenge the law's constitutionality. Will the law be upheld? - No, because the law is an unconstitutional restriction of free speecha - 2. The substantive constraints found in the Bill of Rights
a. put limits on what government shall and shall not have the power to do. b. define how the government is supposed to act. c. define when the government is supposed to act. d. discuss why the government is or is not supposed to do something.a - 4. The Bill of Rights was written because a. the Antifederalists demanded it as the price of ratification of the Constitution. b. the Federalists realized that no constitution would last for long without a bill of rights. c. the federal government in the early days of the republic was violating too many individual rights. d. George Washington advocated the measure very forcefully.a - 6. The Bill of Rights a. is the first ten amendments to the Constitution. b. includes all of the civil liberties and civil rights found in the Constitution. c. is the first national Constitution of the United States. d. is the First Amendment to the Constitutiona - 8. According to the text, what is the constitutional problem relating to the nationalization of the Bill of Rights? a. Does the Bill of Rights put limits only on the national government, or does it limit state governments as well? b. Does every state have to ratify each amendment to the Constitution, or only a majority of the states?