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Chapter 8

Dr. Reimer

This puzzle includes the vocabulary and the Supreme Court Cases on pate 207

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1.ruled that he Florida recount of presidential votes violated the Fourteenth Amendment: recount stopped and Bush became president (3 Words)
5.authority of both state and federal court to hear and decide cases (2 Words)
9.authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases (2 Words)
11.the areas of jurisdiction of federal court of appeals
15.statement written by a justice who disagree with the majority opinion, presenting his or her opinion (2 Words)
22.The authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower court (2 Words)
26.legalized to a women’s right to an abortion under certain circumstances (3 Words)
27.a statement that presents the views of the majority of Supreme Court justices regarding a case (2 Words)
29.held that a state law that discriminated against women was unconstitutional (3 Words)
31.Court that reviews decisions made in a lower court (2 Words)
32.ruled against censorship of information defining “prior restraint” of written material as unconstitutional (3 Words)
1.overturned Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)—which state that “separate but equal accommodations were legal (9 Words)
2.declared that a person accused of a major crime had the right to legal counsel during a trial (3 Words)
3.in accordance with the constitution
4.the authority to hear cases for the first time (2 Words)
6.struck the Federal Flag Protection Act; held that flag burning is protected expressive speech (4 Words)
7.expanded the scope of political speech by protecting all political speech unless it is linked to immediate lawless behavior (3 Words)
8.established that Congress has the sole power to regulate interstate commerce (3 Words)
10.a court’s authority to hear and decide cases
12.reinforced peaceable assembly and association protection of the First Amendment (3 Words)
13.federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun (2 Words)
14.a statement written by a justice who votes with the majority, but for different reasons (2 Words)
16.ruled that in a conflict between a national and a state power, the national power is supreme (3 Words)
17.ruled that at the time of arrest suspects cannot be questioned until they are informed of their rights (3 Words)
18.held that a public school district’s practice of starting the day with prayer violates the establishment clause (3 Words)
19.the power of the Supreme Court to say whether any federal, state, or local law or government action goes against the Constitution (2 Words)
20.established the Supreme Court’s power of Judicial Review (3 Words)
21.the practice of using earlier judicial rulings as a basis for deciding cases (2 Words)
23.detailed explanation of the legal thinking behind a court’s decision in a case
24.a court’s calendar, showing the cases it is to hear
25.to send a case back to a lower court to be tried again
28.ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case
30.a written document explaining the position of one side or another in a case

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