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1 Please sit in groups of four. These groups will be your teams for review Jeopardy! Choose Wisely! Please place your supreme court posters on the table with the markers. MAKE SURE ALL NAMES ARE ON THE POSTER

2 W ELCOME T O A V ERY S PECIAL E DITION OF … G OVERNMENT J EOPARDY U NIT 6

3 The Constitution and the Courts Random Court Cases: The Basics Court Cases: Advanced!

4 Correct!!!

5 Incorrect!

6 Most criminal court cases in the Unites States are heard in: A. The Supreme Court B. A court of appeals C. A local court D. A district or circuit court E. A state court

7 The arena of public law that involves disputes over the jurisdiction, procedures, or authority of government agencies is known as A. Agency mediation. B. Administrative law C. Agency resolution. D. Criminal Law E. Juridical oversight.

8 According to the Constitution, the number of justices on the Supreme Court A. Can be changed by a vote of Congress B. Cannot be changed C. Can be changed by amending the Judiciary Act of 1789 D. Can be changed by a voter referendum E. Can be changed through a Constitutional Amendment

9 The principle of judicial review was established through: A. Dred Scott v. Sanford B. The Judiciary Act of 1789 C. Marbury v. Madison D. The supremacy clause E. Article III of the Constitution

10 All of the following are checks on the judicial branch EXCEPT: A. The President appoints federal judges B. Congress can decrease or withhold appropriation C. The Senate can withhold approval of president D. Congress can create additional courts E. Congressional committees exercise oversight on the judiciary

11 Which rationale did the Supreme Court use to explain their decision in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954? A. The equal protection clause of the 14 th Amendment makes the Constitution “color blind” B. The authors of the 14 th Amendment meant to ban segregated schools. C. Separate schools are constitutional if equal resources are spent on all schools. D. Segregated education has a detrimental effect upon black children by generating in them a feeling of inferiority.

12 What is the primary responsibility of Federal District Courts? A. To hear appeals from state courts B. To serve as courts of original jurisdiction in federal cases C. To hear appeals from lower federal courts D. To screen cases to be heard by the Supreme Court E. To settle civil cases that involve diversity issues

13 Legal or moral obligations imposed on government to guarantee equal citizenship and to protect citizens from discrimination by other private citizens and other government agencies are A. Civic entitlements B. Civil liberties C. Civil rights D. Civic equities E. Human rights

14 The power of public agencies to seize private property is called A. Sovereign acquisition B. Federal Supremacy C. Common wealth D. Estate seizure clause E. Eminent domain

15 During the presidencies of Richard Nixon, George H. W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, Supreme Court Appointees were… A. Liberal Democrats B. Liberal Republicans C. Conservative Democrats D. Moderate Republicans E. Conservative Republicans

16 Why is the all-male draft constitutional even though it is gender discrimination? Because... A. it meets the standard of strict scrutiny – men are much more effective in combat than women. B. there is a rational basis for the law – the nation has never needed so many troops that it required women in combat. C. discrimination against men is legal –they are not in a protected class. D. Women are responsible for repopulating the United States. E. it meets mid-level scrutiny – on average, women have less upper body strength than men.

17 In 1957, President Eisenhower deployed U.S. troops to impose martial law and enforce a federal court order to integrate the Central High School of the City of A. Atlanta, Georgia B. Topeka, Kansas C. Selma, Alabama D. Omaha, Nebraska E. Little Rock, Alabama

18 The basis for the Supreme Courts decision in Roe v. Wade was the evolving right to A. Privacy B. Freedom of Religion C. Freedom of Speech D. Equal Protection E. Due Process

19 The right of privacy was vigorously articulated in 1965 when the Supreme Court ruled that a state statute forbidding the use of contraceptives violated the right of marital privacy in A. Mapp v Ohio B. Escobedo v. Illinois C. Tinker v. Des Moines D. Griswold v. Connecticut E. Benton v. Maryland

20 This Supreme Court case determined that students do not give up their freedom of speech simply because they are in a school building A. Gideon v. Wainwright B. Miranda v. Arizona C. Atkins v. Virginia D. Tinker v. Des Moines E. Loving v. Virginia

21 This court case established the rights of citizens to be informed of their Constitutional rights upon arrest A. Gideon v. Wainwright B. Miranda v. Arizona C. Atkins v. Virginia D. Tinker v. Des Moines E. Loving v. Virginia

22 This court case overruled a state statute prohibiting interracial marriages, ruling the law as unconstitutional A. Gideon v. Wainwright B. Miranda v. Arizona C. Atkins v. Virginia D. Tinker v. Des Moines E. Loving v. Virginia

23 This court case established the rights of all Americans to have legal counsel when facing trial A. Gideon v. Wainwright B. Miranda v. Arizona C. Atkins v. Virginia D. Tinker v. Des Moines E. Loving v. Virginia

24 The southern practice of prohibiting black participation in presidential primaries was overturned through which court case: A. Adams v. Knight B. Berry v. Alabama C. Smith v. Allwright D. Frankfurter v. Tennessee E. New York v. Robbins

25 The court precedent of “clear and present danger” was set by which famous case? A. Schenk v. US B. Gitlow v. New York C. Mapp v. Ohio D. Frankfurter v. Tennessee D. Griswold v. Connecticut

26 Bonus Round Done?

27 The courts have ruled all of the following to be invasions of the right to privacy EXCEPT A. laws which prohibit a woman’s right to an abortion B. police search of a person’s home without a warrant C. laws forbidding dissemination of birth control information to clinic patients D. a public school administrator searching a student’s locker based on a reasonable suspicion of possession of an illegal substance. Answer

28 The courts have ruled all of the following to be invasions of the right to privacy EXCEPT A. laws which prohibit a woman’s right to an abortion B. police search of a person’s home without a warrant C. laws forbidding dissemination of birth control information to clinic patients D. a public school administrator searching a student’s locker based on a reasonable suspicion of possession of an illegal substance. Back

29 Title IX is associated with A. affirmative action programs in school admissions. B. gender discrimination in collegiate athletic programs. C. busing to achieve public school integration. D. equal rights for the disabled. Answer

30 Title IX is associated with A. affirmative action programs in school admissions. B. gender discrimination in collegiate athletic programs. C. busing to achieve public school integration. D. equal rights for the disabled. Back

31 Which of the following reflects a movement to incorporate the Bill of Rights to apply to the states? A. Barron v. Baltimore B. the 14 th Amendment C. Gitlow v. NY D. Marbury v. Madison Answer

32 Which of the following reflects a movement to incorporate the Bill of Rights to apply to the states? A. Barron v. Baltimore B. the 14 th Amendment C. Gitlow v. NY D. Marbury v. Madison Back

33 During the second half of the twentieth century, the Supreme Court’s position on free speech has been that A. the government may never limit speech because free speech is protected by the 1 st Amendment. B. free speech is essential to liberty and therefore may be abridged only under extreme circumstances. C. state governments may place limits on free speech, but the national government may not because of the 1 st Amendment. D. the government may limit speech that the majority of Americans finds offensive. Answer

34 During the second half of the twentieth century, the Supreme Court’s position on free speech has been that A. the government may never limit speech because free speech is protected by the 1 st Amendment. B. free speech is essential to liberty and therefore may be abridged only under extreme circumstances. C. state governments may place limits on free speech, but the national government may not because of the 1 st Amendment. D. the government may limit speech that the majority of Americans finds offensive. Back

35 Which of the following was NOT a provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964? A. Discrimination in the sale and rental of housing was prohibited. B. Gender discrimination in employment was banned. C. Discrimination in public accommodations was prohibited. D. Federal funds will be cut off for programs that discriminate. Answer

36 Which of the following was NOT a provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964? A. Discrimination in the sale and rental of housing was prohibited. B. Gender discrimination in employment was banned. C. Discrimination in public accommodations was prohibited. D. Federal funds will be cut off for programs that discriminate. Back

37 Until the 1970s, claims of gender discrimination were routinely rejected by the Supreme Court because A. the Court had no female members. B. the women’s movement was not well organized. C. limitations on women’s rights were usually considered “reasonable” D. the justices did not believe that the Fourteenth Amendment applied to women. Answer

38 Until the 1970s, claims of gender discrimination were routinely rejected by the Supreme Court because A. the Court had no female members. B. the women’s movement was not well organized. C. limitations on women’s rights were usually considered “reasonable” D. the justices did not believe that the Fourteenth Amendment applied to women. Back

39 Which of the following statements best describes the Supreme Court’s position on affirmative action? A. Quotas can be used in college admissions to achieve a racially balanced student body. B. Laws should be color-blind and race neutral. C. Affirmative action programs are not legal, because they are reverse discrimination. D. Quotas are viewed with strict scrutiny, but preferences are acceptable for the purpose of achieving diversity Answer

40 Which of the following statements best describes the Supreme Court’s position on affirmative action? A. Quotas can be used in college admissions to achieve a racially balanced student body. B. Laws should be color-blind and race neutral. C. Affirmative action programs are not legal, because they are reverse discrimination. D. Quotas are viewed with strict scrutiny, but preferences are acceptable for the purpose of achieving diversity Back

41 Which of the following civil liberties has not been applied to state governments through the Supreme Court’s selective incorporation of the 14 th Amendment’s Due Process Clause? A. freedom of speech B. the right to bear arms C. the right to privacy D. the right to counsel when accused of a crime Answer

42 Which of the following civil liberties has not been applied to state governments through the Supreme Court’s selective incorporation of the 14 th Amendment’s Due Process Clause? A. freedom of speech B. the right to bear arms C. the right to privacy D. the right to counsel when accused of a crime Answer

43 Congratulations! Game Over!

44 In 1957, President Eisenhower deployed U.S. troops to impose martial law and enforce a federal court order to integrate the Central High School of the City of A. Atlanta, Georgia B. Topeka, Kansas C. Selma, Alabama D. Omaha, Nebraska E. Little Rock, Alabama

45 During the presidencies of Richard Nixon, George H. W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, Supreme Court Appointees were… A. Liberal Democrats B. Liberal Republicans C. Conservative Democrats D. Moderate Republicans E. Conservative Republicans


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