The Courts and the Governmental Process: Jane Roe, Regents v. Bakke

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Which of the following was a direct result of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education?
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The process of desegregation began in all public schools throughout the country.
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Which shows how Supreme Court rulings have modified the Fifth Amendment?
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Officers must inform people of their rights before questioning them in custody.
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In a trial, who hears evidence and offers a verdict?
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juries
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Jane Roe sued the state of Texas because she wanted
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to have a law declared unconstitutional.
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An example of a privacy right is
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refusing to testify against oneself in court
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How did Regents v. Bakke change affirmative action policies?
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It struck down the use of strict racial quotas.
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Protections are guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment to ensure that
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the police do not become powerful at the expense of citizens’ rights.
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As a result of the Miranda decision, police must now
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inform suspects of their Fifth Amendment rights before questioning them.
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To become a citizen of the United States, a person must
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have been born or naturalized in the United States.
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Why would the Ninth Amendment not protect an individual writing an Internet blog?
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The information is freely given to others.
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How many cases may a judge cite as precedent when formulating case decisions?
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an unlimited number
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Which term is defined as “a legal doctrine that permitted racial segregation in public facilities?”
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separate but equal
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After Frank Palko was sentenced to death by the state of Connecticut, the Supreme Court ruled that
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his conviction and execution should be upheld.
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In Brown v. Board of Education, who instigated the lawsuit?
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The parents
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The Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) that Gideon had been denied his rights because he had
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represented himself in court.

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