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Civil Liberties: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following answer choices accurately describe the concept of freedom of the press EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. Why did the framers of the U.S. Constitution include a provision making it difficult to remove a judge from his or her job?

Question 3 3. Which landmark court case expressly stated that the Second Amendment allows individual citizens to keep and bear arms?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true about the right to privacy?

Question 5 5. Which case stated that amendments to the U.S. Constitution implied a right to privacy?

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Question 6 6. What two clauses encompass the concept of separation of church and state?

Question 7 7. The right to remain silent implies _____.

Question 8 8. Brent is consulting with his attorney because he feels his First Amendment rights were recently infringed upon. Which of the following situations could Brent be referring to?

Question 9 9. The privacy right of marriage would not necessarily protect _____.

Question 10 10. Who is protected by the right to keep and bear arms?

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Question 11 11. The Supreme Court is charged with protecting our civil liberties via _____.

Question 12 12. Our Bill of Rights evolved from laws in which country?

Question 13 13. How does our freedom of assembly under the First Amendment relate to U.S. elections?

Question 14 14. The right to keep and bear arms is included in which amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

Question 15 15. The ability of the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down legislation that is unconstitutional was confirmed in:

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Question 16 16. A U.S. student who wanted to consult a document outlining our civil liberties would consult:

Question 17 17. Why can a child pornographer be charged with a crime for distributing pornographic materials even though free speech is a guaranteed civil liberty under the U.S. Constitution?

Question 18 18. A criminal defendant cannot afford the services of an attorney nor act as her own legal counsel. What recourse does she have under her procedural rights?

Question 19 19. The Second Amendment was most recently interpreted in:

Question 20 20. Which of the following describes a law that does not violate the Establishment Clause?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a measure that the framers of the U.S. Constitution took in order to keep the Supreme Court unbiased?

Question 22 22. Under the procedural right to a jury trial, selection of the jurors _____.

Question 23 23. Why was freedom of religion so important to the original European settlers to the U.S.?

Question 24 24. With regard to civil liberty rights in modern society, the Supreme Court _____.

Question 25 25. What was one of the reasons that the original British colonists left Europe for America?

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Question 26 26. The privacy right of abortion protects _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following describes a law that does not violate the Free Exercise Clause?

Question 28 28. What is the significance of the First Amendment freedom of religion clauses never having been amended?

Question 29 29. The privacy right of housing protects _____.

Question 30 30. Privacy rights are specifically mentioned in the _____.

Civil Liberties: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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