CON Law Exam On Religion, Establishment Clause, And Free Exercise

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  • 1. 
    What is significant about Boerne v. Flores?
    • A. 

      Declared the display of nativity scenes to be unconstitutional

    • B. 

      Declared that congress exceeded its 14th amend. enforcement powers by enacting RFRA and, in effect, telling supreme court how to interpret it

    • C. 

      Declared that reimbursement of parents who send kids to parochial schools is okay

    • D. 

      Declared use of illegal drugs, even for religious purposes, is not allowed

  • 2. 
    In what case did Justice O'Connor establish her "Perceived Endorsement Test"? 
  • 3. 
    What case deals with compulsory flag saluting and freedom of speech?
    • A. 

      Engle V. Vitale

    • B. 

      Lee V. Weisman

    • C. 

      Davis V. Beason

    • D. 

      W. Virginia V. Barnette

  • 4. 
    What did the Edwards V. Aguillard case decide?
    • A. 

      That the Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-science act violated Establishment Clause

    • B. 

      That the supplementation of salaries for teachers of secular subjects in religious schools violates separation of church and state

    • C. 

      That the requirement for the Amish to send kids to high school would "gravely endanger" the free exercise of their faith

  • 5. 
    Which case dealt with a 7th day Adventist's refusal to work on saturdays and her subsequent denial of unemployment compensation?
  • 6. 
    Which case dealt with state officials composing a non-denominational, voluntary prayer to be said in school?
  • 7. 
    What three requirements must a law meet in order to pass the lemon test?
  • 8. 
    Which case does Allegeheny City V. Greater Pitts ACLU hold significance for?
  • 9. 
    What are the two issues in the Good News Club V. Milford Central School case?
  • 10. 
    Why was Zelman V. Simmons-Harris significant?
    • A. 

      It developed a three pronged test to determine whether or not a law violates the establishment clause

    • B. 

      It established a 5 part test outlining the requirements of voucher programs

    • C. 

      It offered a simpler test dealing strictly with government's endorsement or perceived endorsement of a particular religion

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