PLST 320 Quiz Executive Powers

PLST 320 Quiz Executive Powers and Federalism

  1. The notion that no state can deprive a person of life, liberty, or property without due process is found in
  2. The president has the power to pardon individuals who
  3. The common criterion used by the Court to decide if conflict preemption exists is
  4. During a war, the president has the unlimited right to suspect the writ of habeas corpus.
  5. The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  6. The dormant commerce clause applies to
  7. Because of the doctrine of separation of powers, the Supreme Court does not have the right to rule on the legality or enforceability of a presidential proclamation.
  8. In determining if a state law is unconstitutional under the dormant commerce clause, the Court considers
  9. The ex post facto clause of the U.S. Constitution prohibits enactment of laws that impose a criminal or civil punishment for a person’s conduct that was not punishable at the time the person engaged in that conduct.
  10. The dormant commerce clause is a total prohibition on the right of states to make laws that affect interstate commerce.
  11. The Supreme Court has held that a law restricting welfare benefits to individuals who resided in the state for less than one year violates the Privileges and Immunities Clause of the Constitution.
  12. The Bill of Rights
  13. The existence of a federal law does not necessarily prohibit a state from enacting similar laws.
  14. All laws that discriminate against a group of individuals violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution.
  15. In the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court ruled that
  16. The Supreme Court has ruled that the president has the inherent power to stop newspapers from publishing sensitive documents during a war.
  17. Under Article 1, section 10, entitled “Powers Denied to the States,” states are not prohibited from
  18. The most specific powers of the president are found in which Article of the Constitution?
  19. The statement “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness,” is found in
  20. What constitutional provision has been used to make most of the provisions within the Bill of Rights applicable to the states?
  21. The Fourteenth Amendment expressly incorporates the Bill of Rights as against the states.
  22. A federal law can impliedly preempt a state law.
  23. A document filed in court in which a prisoner (or other person in custody) requests that he or she be released from custody is called a
  24. An executive agreement
  25. Which of the following is not a holding of Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting?
  26. In the Dred Scott decision, the Supreme Court held
  27. Which of the following laws was held not to be in violation of the dormant commerce clause for unfairly discriminating against out-of-state interests?
  28. A clause in the federal law providing that the law “does not exempt any person from any liability under common law” is known as
  29. The power of states to enact laws is broader than the power of the federal government.
  30. The Supreme Court believes that national security alone justifies a president’s suspension or termination of basic constitutional rights.
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