Flashcards in Unit 4: Civil Liberties Deck (21):
The Bill of Rights comprise the first __________ amendments to the US Constitution.
The 14th Amendment laid the groundwork to make the Bill of Rights applicable to the _____________________.
denies government the use of evidence gained as a result of violation of the suspect’s rights
The exclusionary rule
The right to counsel is guaranteed in all cases except ______.
(T/F) For the most part the Supreme Court considers obscenity as unprotected speech.
Miranda rights do not include the right to __________.
refuse a search if not presented with a warrant
Give an example of a civil liberty that was protected in the original (1787) Constitution.
bill of attainder
ex post facto
trial by jury in state where crime committed
no corruption of blood
(T/F) The establishment clause forbids the creation of an official state religion.
(T/F) A majority of the Supreme Court has refused to rule that the death penalty is inherently “cruel and unusual” when interpreting the 8th Amendment.
The process by which some of the liberties in the Bill of Rights were applied to the states
Which of the following provisions of the Bill of Rights was incorporated in 2010?
the right to bear arms
In which case was a right to privacy related to the use of birth control first formally recognized by the US Supreme Court?
Grisworld v. Connecticut
Which of the following describes a written statement made in "reckless disregard of truth" that is considered damaging to the victim because it is "malicious, scandalous, and defamatory"?
Slavery became banned
addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws
prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude"
The context of the right of the people to keep and bear arms is within the context of a well regulated militia
Guarantee against unreasonable searches and seizures
Nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself
The accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial