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Civil Liberties Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following statements regarding the confrontation clause is FALSE?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What two clauses encompass the concept of separation of church and state?

Question 5 5. Who is protected by the right to keep and bear arms?

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Question 6 6. Under the procedural right to a jury trial, selection of the jurors _____.

Question 7 7. If you were to write an essay on First Amendment protections, which of the following would be the BEST statement to include in your introduction?

Question 8 8. Which of the following describes a law that does not violate the Free Exercise Clause?

Question 9 9. Which amendment made the Bill of Rights applicable to the states?

Question 10 10. The privacy right of abortion protects _____.

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Question 11 11. A U.S. student who wanted to consult a document outlining our civil liberties would consult:

Question 12 12. Which case stated that amendments to the U.S. Constitution implied a right to privacy?

Question 13 13. The privacy right of marriage would not necessarily protect _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following interpreted the Second Amendment to apply to the states as well as the federal government in 2010?

Question 15 15. What was one of the reasons that the original British colonists left Europe for America?

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Question 16 16. Under the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution, the right to a speedy trial _____.

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

Question 19 19. With regard to civil liberty rights in modern society, the Supreme Court _____.

Question 20 20. The privacy right of housing protects _____.

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Question 21 21. Our Bill of Rights evolved from laws in which country?

Question 22 22. The right to keep and bear arms is included in which amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. All of the following answer choices accurately describe the concept of freedom of the press EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. The right to remain silent implies _____.

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Question 26 26. Privacy rights are specifically mentioned in the _____.

Question 27 27. What is the significance of the First Amendment freedom of religion clauses never having been amended?

Question 28 28. The ability of the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down legislation that is unconstitutional was confirmed in:

Question 29 29. Which landmark court case expressly stated that the Second Amendment allows individual citizens to keep and bear arms?

Question 30 30. 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?

Civil Liberties Chapter Exam Instructions

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