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1

The Bill of Rights comprise the first __________ amendments to the US Constitution.

10

2

The 14th Amendment laid the groundwork to make the Bill of Rights applicable to the _____________________.

States

3


denies government the use of evidence gained as a result of violation of the suspect’s rights

The exclusionary rule

4

The right to counsel is guaranteed in all cases except ______.

civil cases

5

(T/F) For the most part the Supreme Court considers obscenity as unprotected speech.

True

6

Miranda rights do not include the right to __________.

refuse a search if not presented with a warrant

7

Give an example of a civil liberty that was protected in the original (1787) Constitution.

habeas corpus
bill of attainder
ex post facto
trial by jury in state where crime committed
no corruption of blood

8

(T/F) The establishment clause forbids the creation of an official state religion.

True

9

(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.

False

10

The process by which some of the liberties in the Bill of Rights were applied to the states

selective incorporation

11

Which of the following provisions of the Bill of Rights was incorporated in 2010?

the right to bear arms

12

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

13

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"?

Libel

14

Slavery became banned

13th Amendment

15

addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws

14th Amendment

16

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"


15th Amenment

17

The context of the right of the people to keep and bear arms is within the context of a well regulated militia

2nd Amendment

18

Guarantee against unreasonable searches and seizures

4th Amendment

19

Nobody may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself

5th Amendment

20

The accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial

6th Amendment

21

Punishments must be fair, cannot be cruel, and that fines that are extraordinarily large cannot be set.

8th Amendment