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The Bill of Rights & Constitutional Protections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Bills of attainder violate the first principle of the social compact because:

Question 2 2. Which of the following was NOT one the conditions of the three-prong standard, also known as the Miller test?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a case of affirmative action?

Question 4 4. What has the Supreme Court ruled on the application of the death penalty to rape?

Question 5 5. Why was the Kyllo v. U.S. case controversial?

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Question 6 6. Privacy rights are specifically mentioned in the _____.

Question 7 7. Joe was arrested for loitering. Upon his arrest, he was denied a phone call. What type of due process was he denied?

Question 8 8. Today's laws generally define the militia as all men ages

Question 9 9. According to Supreme Court rulings, what happens if you cannot afford a lawyer?

Question 10 10. An ex post facto law _____.

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Question 11 11. What was one of the reasons that the original British colonists left Europe for America?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes fighting words?

Question 13 13. Regarding the Supreme Court's decision as a whole, which statement is most accurate?

Question 14 14. According to this case, who would have the right to a court-appointed attorney?

Question 15 15. Which is a TRUE statement regarding the effect of the 14th Amendment on the rights of citizens?

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Question 16 16. Because of the Warren Court, _____ gained the right to counsel, even if they could not afford counsel.

Question 17 17. A bill of attainder is:

Question 18 18. For which of the following offenses was Marvin Miller arrested in 1971?

Question 19 19. What was the effect of Plessy v. Ferguson on the Equal Protection Clause?

Question 20 20. How likely is the Supreme Court going to overturn an excessive fine because of the 8th amendment?

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Question 21 21. Once enough evidence is provided to a judge about the criminal activity of a suspect, what is issued?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about the right to privacy?

Question 23 23. Amad's parents came to the United States on a visa program from a Middle Eastern country. While they were here, his mother gave birth to Amad. Once their visa expired, immigration officials denied the family an extension and claimed that Amad was considered only a citizen of his parent's home country. What protection would Amad have under the law?

Question 24 24. The side of the issue that believe every citizen is granted the Right to Bear Arms also argues that

Question 25 25. In court process, what is the purpose of a voir dire?

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Question 26 26. The United States Constitution prohibits ex post facto laws in _____.

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. In order to constitute 'fighting words', the Supreme Court requires which of the following elements:

Question 29 29. How did Brennan, who wrote the central opinion, address the Supreme Court's role in determining what type of speech the First Amendment does not protect?

Question 30 30. What was Argersinger's punishment?

The Bill of Rights & Constitutional Protections Chapter Exam Instructions

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