The Challenge of Democracy

Political Science

Quiz 14 :

The Courts

Quiz 14 :

The Courts

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Which of the following statements concerning the Supreme Court's Brown v.Board of Education decision is correct?
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B

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At stake in the Marbury v.Madison decision was whether William Marbury
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E

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With its ruling in the case Marbury v.Madison,the U.S.Supreme Court established
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E

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Judicial review is
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Which justice famously wrote in the Marbury v.Madison decision,"It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is"?
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​When an act of Congress conflicts with the Constitution,
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Since the U.S.Constitution was ratified,the Supreme Court has used judicial review to invalidate about _________ national laws.
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Which of the following can be used to overturn a Supreme Court decision declaring a federal law unconstitutional?
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The Supreme Court has reversed its previous decisions _________ times in its history.
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State judges are obligated to follow the U.S.Constitution whenever state law conflicts with it under the Constitution's
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Alexander Hamilton argued that the judicial branch was the __________ branch of national government.
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According to Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No.78,the power of judicial review
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In the years immediately after ratification of the ​constitution,the Supreme Court
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Criminal offenses such as arson,theft,and murder are almost always the sole responsibility of which entity?
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Of all cases filed by litigants,_____ percent are filed in state courts rather than federal courts.​
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Plea bargaining is the process by which
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To appeal means to
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To determine how a statute should be applied,judges look for the legislature's intent,reading reports of committee hearings and debates,and this is known as
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A circuit is
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Federal appellate courts review and can overturn
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