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Chapter 5 BUL True/False

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The state governments retain all powers not specifically delegated to the federal government.
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True
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Under their police powers, states can regulate only public activities, such as political demonstrations.
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False
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National legislation governs nearly every major business activity, including conduct that has nothing to do with commerce.
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False
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The checks and balances in the U.S. Constitution prevent any one branch of government from exercising too much power.
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True
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Congress can regulate all commerce in the United States.
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True
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The Constitution expressly excludes state regulation of commerce.
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False
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When there is a direct conflict between a federal and a state law, the state law is rendered invalid.
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True
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Whether the federal government has preempted a certain area is always clear.
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False
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The taxing and spending clause of the U.S. Constitution has had a greater impact on business than any other clause in the Constitution.
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False
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Some constitutional protections apply to business entities.
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True
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The First Amendment does not protect corporate political speech.
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False
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The First Amendment does not protect commercial speech as extensively as noncommercial speech.
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True
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The establishment clause of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the federal government from promoting a religion.
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True
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A law that has any impact on religion is unconstitutional.
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False
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The right to due process of law applies to corporations.
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True
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A law that regulates economic matters violates the equal protection clause.
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False
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Procedural due process requires that any government decision to take a person’s property must be made fairly.
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True
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A law that discriminates based on gender must substantially relate to an important government objective to be valid.
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True
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There is a specific guarantee of a right to privacy in the Constitution.
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False
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Law enforcement officials can track the e-mail communications of one party to find out the identities of other parties.
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True