Quiz Me! - Era: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about the Contemporary America era. 1 / 10 Baker v. Carr overturned the application of the “political question” doctrine to which area of jurisprudence? The Court’s involvement in municipal elections. The Court’s involvement in national elections. The Court’s involvement in legislative reapportionment and redistricting The Court’s involvement in state elections. 2 / 10 McDonald v. City of Chicago recognized that the 2nd Amendment: Prohibited universal background checks Prohibited the ownership of weapons of mass destruction Is a collective right, limited to the formation of a militia Applies to both the national and state governments 3 / 10 All of the following were goals of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 except: Create new jobs and save existing ones. Spur economic activity and invest in long-term growth. Give all currently working citizens stimulus checks to boost the economy. Foster accountability and transparency in government spending. 4 / 10 What does the Exclusionary Doctrine require? The 4th Amendment does not restrict electronic surveillance. Evidence seized in violation of the 4th Amendment’s prohibition of unreasonable searches and seizures is inadmissible in a trial. A person is entitled to counsel when charged with a crime. A person must be informed of their rights when arrested. 5 / 10 Which 1st Amendment right did Engel v. Vitale rule had been violated? The Establishment Clause The Freedom of Assembly Clause The Free Exercise Clause The Free Speech Clause 6 / 10 Which Supreme Court decision prohibited public schools from requiring students to recite a government-composed prayer at the beginning of each school day? Engel v. Vitale Griswold v. Connecticut Lemon v. Kurtzman Tinker v. Des Moines School District 7 / 10 Grutter v. Bollinger recognized the right to use affirmative action to achieve what goal? Achieving student diversity A minimum percentage of students of color Compensation for low admissions test scores Compensation for past racial/ethnic segregation 8 / 10 U.S. v Lopez addressed the constitutionality of Congressional legislation creating Gun-Free School Zones. The Court rejected the congressional argument that Congress had the authority to do so under what constitutional clause? The Militia clause The commerce clause The General Welfare clause The Necessary & Proper clause 9 / 10 Grutter v. Bollinger revisited the issue decided 25 years earlier in the Bakke case. What was the issue? Student Free Speech Rights Religious freedom Affirmative Action Absence of assistance of counsel 10 / 10 Tinker v. Des Moines School District arguably is the best known Student Rights case in Court history. The students involved were protesting against the Vietnam War in what way? Forming anti-Vn war student organization Blocking entrance into classrooms Burning U. S. flags Wearing black armbands Your score is Try another 10!