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1

This Supreme Court case established the "clear and present danger test" limitation on free speech

Schenck v United States

2

What rule was designed to prevent police from making illegal searches and seizures ?

Exclusionary rule

3

Which Supreme Court case ruled that evidence gathered illegally is inadmissible in court ?

Mapp v Ohio

4

This Supreme Court case forbade teacher-led prayers in public schools

Engel v Vitale

5

What term means speech that endangers national security ?

Sedition

6

Which Supreme Court case determined that defendants must be advised of their constitutional rights upon arrest ?

Miranda v Arizona

7

Which Supreme Court case ruled that segregation in schools was unconstitutional ?

Brown v Board of Education of Topeka

8

This Supreme Court case established the threefold test for scrutinizing church-state relations

Lemon v Kurtzman

9

In the Fifth Amendment, what term means the conducting of a fair and proper trial ?

Due process

10

This Supreme Court case forbade the practice of polygamy

Reynold v United States

11

On what grounds did the Nixon administration attempt to prevent the publication of the Pentagon Papers ?

National Security

12

This Supreme Court case ruled that flag burning is protected as symbolic speech

Texas v Johnson

13

What term means attempts to undermine the authority and existence of the government ?

Subversion

14

This Supreme Court case ruled that attacks on public officials are protected speech unless they are made with "reckless disregard" for the truth

New York times v Sullivan

15

What term means laws that criminalize activities that were not crimes when they were committed ?

Ex post facto laws

16

This Supreme Court case upheld the Smith Act, which made it illegal to advocate the violent overthrow of the government

Dennis v United Stated

17

This Supreme Court case ruled that states are subject to the Second Amendment

McDonald v Chicago

18

This Supreme Court case upheld the right of individuals to posses firearms for self-defense in their homes

District of Columbia v Heller

19

This Supreme Court case ruled that the government does not necessarily have the right of prior restraint

New York Times Co v United States