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Supreme Court Affects

How the Supreme Court affects you                          Name_______________________


1. You wake up in the morning, get dressed, and download some music to your MP3 player from the Internet before heading off to school. 
Which 2005 Supreme Court case affects the way you download music to your MP3 player?
Korematsu v. United States   MGM v. Grokster
New York v. Miln                   United States v. Fordice

2. When you get to school, you head to homeroom. During the morning announcements, you stand and say the Pledge of Allegiance. Two of your classmates choose not to say the Pledge, but they don't get into any trouble. 
Which Supreme Court case influenced whether or not you have to say the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America in your classroom?
Roe v. Wade                      Clinton v. Goldsmith
Gottschalk v. Benson          West Virginia v. Barnette

 

3. At lunch, you eat lunch in the school cafeteria with your friend Kevin, who is African American, and your friend Wei, who is Asian American. 
Which Supreme Court case ruled that students of different races and ethnic backgrounds should attend the same public schools in theUnited States?
United States v. Nixon             Mapp v. Ohio
Brown v. Board of Education     Montana v. Egelhoff

 

4. After lunch, your principal announces that due to some suspicious activity in your school, the faculty will be searching students' backpacks. Some students object that the search is illegal, but that isn't true. 
Which Supreme Court case determined that your property can be searched by your school's principal?
New Jersey v. T.L.O.               Brown v. Payton
Bibb v. Navajo Freight Lines     Marbury v. Madison

 

5. Several of your classmates are wearing colored armbands, to protest a government policy with which they do not agree. You expect that your teachers will ask them to remove the armbands, but they do not.  What Supreme Court case allows students to make a symbolic protest in public schools? 
Engel v. Vitale                                        Bush v. Gore
Tinker v. Des Moines School District          Schenk v. United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. After class, you work on your school newspaper. The teacher supervising the newspaper informs you that a story that you've written is inappropriate, and will not run in the paper. Which Supreme Court case influences the content that students can include in their school newspapers?
Miranda v. Arizona                  Luther v. Borden
Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier           Hernandez v. Texas

 

7. After working on the newspaper, you head to basketball practice. Your coach informs your team that you will have to take random drug tests during the season. 
Which Supreme Court case established that students participating in athletics or other extracurricular activities may be required to submit to random drug testing?
New Jersey v. New York   Vernonia v. Acton and Board of Education v. Earls
NAACP v. Alabama          Gibbons v. Ogden

 

8. After school you go to the library to do some homework. You are upset to find that some of the Web sites you want to look at on the library's computer are blocked, and you can't get to them. 
Which Supreme Court case requires libraries to install Internet filters on the computers used by their visitors?
Plessy v. Ferguson          Porter v. Nussle
Calderon v. Thompson     United States v. American Library Association

 

9. In the evening, you go to your job at a store in the mall. You'd like to sign up for an additional weekend shift, but your manager tells you that you can't, because you've already hit your maximum number of hours for the week. Which Supreme Court case helped determine how many hours a teen under the age of 18 can work?
United States v. Darby Lumber Co.   FCC v. League of Women Voters of Cal.
Solem v. Helm                                Dred Scott vs. Sandford

 

10. On the way home from work, you stop to pick up your little brother from his Boy Scout meeting. You hear that one of your brother's troop leaders was fired because he was gay.  Which Supreme Court case allows the Boys Scouts program to fire the troop leader?
McCulloch v. Maryland                      Hibbs v. Winn
James v. Illinois                             Boy Scouts of America v. Dale

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