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1

According to the 2011 case of Snyder v. Phelps, the Supreme Court ruled that protesting at military funerals as a form of symbolic speech was

Constitutional

2

Giving a speech against abortion and then distributing informational leaflets is an example of

Speech plus

3

Concerning contemporary cases about the establishment clause, the defining point in determining constitutionality in Van Orden v. Perry and McCreary Country v. American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky seems to be that of

Secular versus religious purposes

4

In 2008 the US Supreme Court declared that the Second Amendment protects

An individual's rights to possess a fire arm at home for self-defense

5

Under scrutiny as more and more cases ruled through it have been overturned

"Fighting words standard"

6

In the 1989 case Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, the Supreme Court ruled that

Restrictions on the use of public medical facilities for abortion was constitutional

7

In the 2007 case Morse v. Frederick, the Supreme Court ruled that

Public schools could restrict student free speech in certain areas

8

In the 2012 case of the United States v. Jones, and the 2014 case Riley v. California, the court has

Ruled that digital content is protected from unwarranted government interference

9

In the case of Lemon v Kurtzman, the Supreme Court held the government aid to religious schools would be accepted as constitutional if what condition was met?

It has a secular purpose

10

In the landmark and controversial Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, protections of the political speech were expanded to what

Corporations

11

McDonald v. Chicago applied which civil liberty to states for the first time?

Right to bear arms

12

Miranda rights concern

Self-incrimination

13

Perhaps one of the hallmark concepts of a constitutional democracy, _____ is
defined as a court order demanding that an individual in custody be brought into court and shown the cause for detention

Habeas corpus

14

Protection of citizens from improper government action is the definition of

Civil liberties

15

Selective incorporation, or the process by which different protections in the Bill of Rights were incorporated into the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteeing citizens protection from state as well as national governments, was established in what major Supreme Court decision?

Palko v. Connecticut

16

Taking private property for public use is covered under the provision of

Eminent domain

17

The First Amendment's ____ protects the right to believe in and practice one's religion of choice

Free exercise clause

18

The Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth amendments, taken together, define

Due process of law

19

The Supreme Court ruled in ____ that the right to privacy did extend to the private lives of homosexuals

Lawrence v. Texas

20

Under current court interpretations for the first amendment, a public official could potentially win a libel suit against the press if it can be shown that the printed material

Was not a matter of public concern

21

Which of speech is not protected under the First Amendment, even conditionally?

Libel and slander

22

Which of the following places restraints on how the government is supposed to act?

Procedural Liberties