Chapter 19: Civil Rights . Nicolette Sanborn Barbarajean Chareunsack . Terms . Affirmative action Brown v. Board of Education civil rights Fourteenth Amendment. Conception . Bill of Rights Fourteenth Amendment (extension) Brown v. Board of Education . Questions (^_^.).
Which of the following cases most likely involving a violation of civil rights?
A. classifying people into brackets on the basis on income and taxing them at different rates
B. conducting a search without a warrant or probable cause
C. classifying people using any system that treats one group of people differently than another
D. classifying people and treating them differently on the basis of race or gender
E. giving adults more rights, such as voting and drinking alcohol, than the rights possessed by minors
What is the overall impact of the Supreme Court's ruling on abortion?
A) Abortion is a social, moral, and a family issue and is left to the discretion of the states.
B) Abortion is prohibited except in cases of rape or incest
C) Abortion may not be prohibited or regulated during the first two trimesters
D) Abortion may not be prohibited during the first two trimesters, but it can be regulated as long as there is no undue burden.
E) There is a broad right to abortion throughout pregnancy.
Amanda tells Bob that he will be promoted if he has a sexual relationship with her. Is the company that employs Amanda and Bob responsible for Amanda's behavior?
A) No, because the behavior is not against the law.
B) Yes, because this is hostile environment sexual harassment, and employers are strictly liable.
C) It depends upon whether or not the company has been informed of the harassment in a timely manner.
D) Yes, because this is quid pro quo sexual harassment, and the employer is strictly liable.
E) No, because Amanda is responsible for her own behavior and should not blame it on her employer.
Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights
Rights of the Accused
The 1st Amendment protects expressions of sexual or erotic interest. However, some restrictions of pornography have been upheld. In what ways can pornography be regulate?
I. Child pornography can be banned.
II. Zoning laws can prohibit "adult" businesses in certain places.
III. The Federal Communications Commission can shut down adult pornogaphy Web sites.
IV. Cities can ban all pornographic books and videos.
A. I & II, B. I,II, & III, C. I & III, D. I, II, & IV, E. II & III
A student walks into a classroom wearing a T-shirt with a drawing of cartoon characters engaging in sexually explicit behavior. The class erupts in laughter, greatly disrupting the lesson. May the school require the student to change shirts?
A. Yes, because the T-shirt substantially interfered with the work and discipline of the school.
B. No, because wearing a T-shirt is symbolic speech protected by the Free Exercise Clause.
C. No, because wearing a T-shirt is symbolic speech protected by freedom of expression.
D. Yes, because schools may limit student speech in any way they see fit, including dress code.
E. No, because the shirt contained only cartoon characters and was not meant to be taken seriously.
May the government ban the use of peyote, even if it's of a Native American religious ceremony?
A) No; this activity is protected under the Free Exercise Clause.
B) No; this activity is protected under the Established Clause.
C) No; the state and federal government do not have jurisdiction over Native American lands.
D) Yes; as long as the law only applies to religious ceremonies.
E) Yes; as long as the law is evenly applied to all