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Supreme Court word search

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Judicial Branch Crossword

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People or things that can prove one side’s version of what happened evidence
The document that created the judicial branch Constitution
Asking an appellate court to review a case appeal
Type of case about someone accused of committing a crime criminal
Court system that deals with United States laws federal
Court system that deals with state laws state
Type of case relating to peoples’ rights civil
Group of people that decides a case after hearing the evidence jury
Number of justices on the Supreme Court nine
the court of last resort supreme court
The Supreme Court’s power to decide what is constitutional judicial review
The lowest court in the federal system district court
minority opinion dissenting
Term used to protect the rights of individuals due process
False accusations in writting libel
An opinion in the supreme court that emphasizes the majority concurrent
Practice of spying for a foreign power espionage
The review by the supreme court of a decision made by a lower court certiorari
Supreme court Chief Justice John Roberts
The right to remain silent self-incrimination

Three Branches of Government Crossword

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There are how many justices on the Supreme Court? nine
There are how many senators for each state? two
The Legislative Branch is also known as what? congress
The head of the Executive Branch is who? president
The president has the power to do this if he doesn't like a law. veto
The Supreme Court interprets the laws and checks to make sure they are what? constitutional
The building associated with the Legislative Branch. capitol
The President appoints who to the Supreme Court? justices
Which branch has to approve the justices? Legislative
The President can only serve two terms for a total of how many years? eight
Supreme Court justices are appointed for how long? lifetime
The number of representatives that a state has is dependant on what? population
"Checks and _____________" is the way each branch can keep from having too much power. balances
The President is also known as the "Commander in _______?" chief
The Supreme Court is what branch? Judicial

Constitution Word Search

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Judicial Review
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Ratify
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Bill of Rights
Thomas Jefferson
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AntiFederalists
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Check and Balances
Articles
Preamble
James Madison
Independence Hall
Delegates
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Philadelphia
Convention
RevolutionaryWar

The Judicial Branch Word Search

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Supreme Court

AP Government Supreme Court Cases Crossword

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One person, one vote Baker v carr
Prior restraint is unconstitutional Near v Minnesota
Established the selective incorporation doctrine Gitlow v New York
Established the lemon test Lemon v kurtzman
State sponsered prayer in schools is unconstitutional Engle v vitale
Allowed freedom of speech in school Tinker v Des Moines
Congress can regulate interstate commerce Gibbons v Ogden
Established Judicial Review Marbury v Madison
Overturned "Separate but Equal" in schools Brown v board
Selective incorporation of the exclusionary rule Mapping Ohio
Selective incorporation of the exclusionary rule Mapp v Ohio
State ban of abortion is unconstitutional Roe v Wade
"Separate but Equal" facilities are NOT unconstitutional Plessy v Ferguson
Established a national bank; said states can't tax the federal government McCulloch v Maryland
States must provide counsel in criminal cases Gideon v Wainwright
Established the Miranda Rights when someone is arrested Miranda v Arizona
Speech can be limited if it provokes a "clear and present danger" Schenck v US
Established the Miller Test to determine obscenity Miller v California
Congress can use the commerce clause to eliminate private discrimination Heart of Atlanta Motel v US
Campaign spending is free speech Buckley v Valeo
Declared executive privilege is NOT immune from judicial review Us v Nixon
Line item veto is unconstitutional Clinton v New York City
Gun Free School Zones Act is not interstate commerce Us v Lopez
The burning of the American flag is symbolic speech Texas v Johnson
Legislative veto is unconstitutional INS v Chada
The 5th Amendment does NOT apply to states Barron v Baltimore

Supreme Court Crossword

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All courts beneath the Supreme Court are known as __________ courts INFERIOR
Article of the Constitution that establishes the Supreme Court Three
Supreme Court case Marbury v. __________ Madison
A transcript of proceedings made in trial court Record
A court's list of cases to be heard docket
This opinion is officially called the Opinion of the Court Majority
Must be filed before oral arguments are presented breif
Party who brings a suit to court in civil cases plaintiff
Person accused of a crime Defendant
Number of current Supreme Court Justices nine
First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice (last name) Sotomayor
Opinion that disagrees with majority opinion Dissenting
Person with the power to nominate Jutices President
The month that Chief Justice John Roberts assumed office September
Only person to have been both a Chief Justice and President (last name) Taft
Plessy v. Ferguson established "separate but ________" equal
Testifying against yourself is called self-________ incrimination
The only person to be Justice and President (last name) Taft
Members of the Supreme Court Justices
The Supreme Court did not make a decision in Marbury v. Madison because it did not have _________ jurisdiction Original

Landmark Supreme Court Cases Word Search

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double jeopardy
privilege
executive
john marshall
judicial review
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marshall
thurgood
equal protection clause
nixon
gore
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due process
board of education
brown
ferguson
plessy
segregation
confession
madison
marbury
heller
kuhlmeier
hazelwood
des moines
tinker
Miranda
Wainwright
Gideon

Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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court case that has to do with "seperate but equal" Plessy v Ferguson
Students wore black wristbands to protest discrimination Sweatt V Painter
was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States Jim Crow Laws
federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity Title lX
aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex Equal Pay Act
ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin Civil Rights Act
Laws that prohibit discrimination in the work place Equal Employment
Student could not get into UT because he was Black Brown v Board
admission policies that provide equal access to education for those groups that have been historically excluded Affirmative Action
prohibits any poll tax in elections for federal officials. 24th Amendment
case against abortion Roe v Wade
challenged segregation in Orange County, California Mendez v Westminister
made the segregation of children of Mexican descent in Texas illegal Delgado v Bastrop
the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court during the post-World War II period Hernandez v Texas
Court ruled that members of both houses of a state legislature must be chosen from districts approximately equal in population. White v Regester
concerning public school finances Edgewood v Kirby

McCulloch v Maryland Crossword

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Chief Justice John ________ wrote unanimous decision on case. Marshall
This case asserted the rights of the federal government to tax, borrow and regulate ______ commerce. InterState
The ruling stated that no state had the power to impede the ______ government. Federal
____ and Proper Clause of Article 1 Section 8 that justified the building of the national bank Neccesary
________ is the law of the land Counstitution
________ v. Madison promised that the supreme court would shape america and this ruling secured that idea Marbury
_________ Clause of Article 6 of the Constitution secures the fact that no state law can trump federal law. Supremacy
The _______ Bank of the Unites States Second
The name of the man that was sued by Maryland ________ W. McCulloch James
Daniel Webster and _____ ____ were the two lawyers that represented the Bank. WilliamPickney
a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on workers' or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions Taxes
________ Construction was used to justify the ruling on case. Broad