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18 Cards in this Set

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What court case struck down prayer and bible reading in public schools?
School District of Abington Township, Pennsylvania v. Schempp, 1963
What court case said that New York state could not use state funds to pay parochial school(church school) teachers’ salaries?
Lemon v. Kurtzman
What court case said open gov’t meetings w/prayer ok since it is only a “tolerable acknowledgement of beliefs?”
Marsh v. Chambers
What cour case ruled that non-nominational prayer wasn't required by school children?
Engel vs. Vitale, 1962
What case ruled that obscene material is not protected by First Amendment?
Miller v. California
What case stated that gov. controlled protesting was ok?
Skokie v. NSPA
What case allowed association with others?
NAACP v. Alabama, 1958
What case ruled that it is free to criticise gov. without fear of gov. punishment
Near v. Minnesota, 1931
What case prosecuted communists who "advocated" violent overthrow?
Dennis v. U.S.,1951
What case protected college students right to assemble?
Healy v. James, 1972
What case ruled people don't pay for defaming unless "actual malice" occured?
New York Times v. Sullivan,
Nixon, cencorship, Pentagon Paper
New York Times v. U.S., 1971
What case said you could prevent free speech if it caused a "clear and present" danger?
Schenck vs. US 1919 (passing out anti war leaflet during WW1)
What case said that an individual can donate up to $1000 to a candidate, candidate can use as much as he wants of his own money?
Buckley v. Valeo, 1976
What case said that 2nd amendment doesn't give right to bear arms "free from gov. control?"
Cruikshank vs US 1876 (federal government, not state)
What case said that militias exist only as defined by Government?
Presser vs Illinois
What case prohibited carrying "dangerous" weapons?
Miller v. Texas, 1894
What case said that government can regulate weapons?
Miller v. U.S., 1894