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Question 11.The Chinese-American students were not given equal access to education because of what?
Question 22.Which best describes how the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Marbury v. Madison?
Question 33.What did the Court rule in Dickerson v. the United States?
Question 44.If you were an attorney working on the Brown v. Board of Education case, you would need to refer to the previous U.S. Supreme Court ruling on school segregation, which was _____.
Question 55.Which clause did Justice John Marshall invoke to justify his decision in McCulloch v. Maryland?
Question 66.Which of the following case involved abuse of discretion?
Question 77.The supreme source of law in the American legal system is
Question 88.The ability to take a case directly to the Supreme Court is called
Question 99.What type of jurisdiction is being used when cases are decided in specific courts based on their type, like a divorce or a murder?
Question 1010.In which city did Lau v. Nichols originate?
Question 1111.Appellate courts have _____.
Question 1212.Think about the Marbury v. Madison case. Why did Jefferson prevent his secretary of state from delivering official paperwork to the judges-to-be?
Question 1313.The power that the Supreme Court has to determine if a law or act is constitutional is called
Question 1414.Conglom Incorporated has their headquarters in Florida and has salespeople sell their products from their homes in California. The state of California sues the company for unpaid taxes. Which type of jurisdiction applies to this scenario?
Question 1515.Ernesto Miranda confessed to rape under interrogation. Why was his conviction overturned?
Question 1616.Full racial balance in Topeka, Kansas, schools was reached in _____.
Question 1717.What did the Supreme Court cite for their decision in the case of Lau v. Nichols?
Question 1818.Statutes or laws are created by which branch of government?
Question 1919.What eventually happened to Ernesto Miranda?
Question 2020.What is the significance of McCulloch v. Maryland?
Question 2121.Which step is part of a criminal trial?
Question 2222.How does the Miranda v. Arizona decision affect the behavior of police?
Question 2323.Which party files a civil suit?
Question 2424.What is a characteristic of cases heard by the Supreme Court?
Question 2525.What aspect of American education did the case of Lau v. Nichols affect?
Question 2626.According to the decision, the state of Maryland could not tax the government's bank because
Question 2727.Which amendment did the plaintiffs in the case claim was being violated?
Question 2828.Who were the plaintiffs in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954?
Question 2929.Specific requirements that have the force of law that allow federal agencies to enforce acts passed by Congress are called
Question 3030.What does a common law system use as its source of power?
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