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Chapter 4: Civil Liberties And Public Policy

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Chapter 4: Civil Liberties and Public Policy
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1.  Civil liberties are legal and constitutional protections against
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2.  Civil liberties are formally set down in the 
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3.  Most cases concerning civil liberties are easy and straight forward
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4.  Which of the following statements about civil liberties is FALSE?
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5.  In literal terms, the First Amendment is directed toward
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6.  In the case of Barron v. Baltimore (1833), the Supreme Court held that the Bill of Rights restrained only the national government, not the states and cities
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7.  Freedom of speech was incorporated into state laws by
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8.  The Bill of RIghts
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9.  According to Thomas Jefferson, the First Amendment was designed to create
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10.  The "wall of separation" separates
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11.  According to the Supreme Court, school-sponsored prayers in public schools are acceptable only with certain restrictions.
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12.  Which of the following statements regarding religion in the United States in recent years is FALSE?
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13.  Who said, "The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting 'fire' in a theater and causeing a panic"?
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14.  Prior restraint 
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15.  According to the SUpreme Court in the case of Schenck v. United STates (1919), free speech can be restricted by the government only on the basis of
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16.  In the caes of Dennis v. United States (1951), the SUpreme Court permitted the government to 
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17.  Constitutional protections of free speech diminish once a person steps on private property.
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18.  Some states have passed shield laws that protect
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19.  In Roth v. United States (1957), the Supreme Court ruled that obscene material was not within the realm of constitutionally protected speech or press.
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20.  "I know it when I see it" refers to 
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21.  In Miller v. California (1973), defining obscenity was left up to
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22.  The newest issue in the obscenity controversy involves
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23.  To be libelous, a statement must be knowingly false or malicious
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24.  The Supreme Court case of New York Times v. Sullivan (1964)
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25.  Private individuals have a lower standard to meet for winning lawsuits for libel than public figures.
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26.  The Supreme Court has dealt with questions of free speech by 
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27.  In 1989, the SUpreme Court ruled that the burning of an American flag was a form of constitutionally protected speech.
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28.  Which of the following has received the greatest amount of regulation by the federal government?
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29.  The Federal Communications Commission regulates the content, nature, and licensing of radio, television, and newspapers
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30.  The Supreme Court has 
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31.  Freedom of assembly only concerns the literal right of people to gather in one place.
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32.  The Supreme Court has ruled that spontaneous demonstrations at any time, anywhere, and in any way are protected by the First Amendment's freedom of assembly.
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33.  Most of the words contained in the Bill of Rights pertain to the rights of persons accused of crime.
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34.  The most infrequent even in the criminal justice system is a
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35.  In Mapp v. Ohio (1961), the Supreme Court
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36.  The exclusionary rule prohibits a court's use of 
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37.  Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination begins with
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38.  According to the Supreme Court's decision in Miranda v. Arizona (1966), police suspects must be told that 
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39.  The Sixth Amendment's guarantee of a right to a lawyer was extended to state courts by the SUpreme court case of
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40.  Most criminal cases are settled through plea bargaining.
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42.  The SUpreme COurt has ruled that the death penalty
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43.  The Bill of Rights spells out the right of privacy in the Third Amendment
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44.  In Roe v. Wade (1973), the Supreme court
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45.  Which of the following statements about recent Supreme Court decisions concerning abortion is FALSE?
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46.  Which of the following statements is FALSE?
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47.  In general, civil liberties limit the scope of government.
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