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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Douglas and his wife spend the summer before the 1975 term where?
(a) Goose Prairie.
(b) Gander Farm.
(c) Duck Hill.
(d) Mallard Pond.

2. Which justice writes the opinion in Jenkins v. Georgia?
(a) Rehnquist.
(b) Burger.
(c) Douglas.
(d) Brennan.

3. In July 1973, which court issues an injunction to halt the bombing of Cambodia by the US?
(a) Washington DC District Court.
(b) Maryland District Court.
(c) California District Court.
(d) New York District Court.

4. In September of 1975, Douglas appears in what city, to hear an emergency request?
(a) Yakima.
(b) Salem.
(c) Oslow.
(d) Seattle.

5. Frontiero v. Richardson involves what issue?
(a) Economic discrimination.
(b) Sexual discrimination.
(c) Racial discrimination.
(d) Marital discrimination.

Short Answer Questions

1. What 1973 case involves busing in Detroit?

2. What is the vote, for and against, in the Keyes case?

3. Where is Burger when he receives the call that tells him Nixon is going to resign?

4. What is the name of the Denver judge who orders busing in the Keyes case?

5. What is the first reverse discrimination case the Court hears?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Douglas' situation uneasy for all of the other justices?

2. What happens to Douglas when he arrives in Nassau with his wife, Cathy?

3. Why does Stewart not agree with the concept of letting local jurisdictions decide what pornography was?

4. What does the first reverse-discrimination case the court hears concern?

5. What does the Fourteenth Amendment say?

6. When Burger circulates his decision on the Milliken case in April, what does Powell find?

7. What do the Justices have to do after the Douglas resignation?

8. What does Chief Justice Burger do at his annual reunions with his law clerks?

9. What state would not allow aliens to join the bar?

10. After the other justices comment on his draft decision in the Milliken case, what does Burger do?

(see the answer keys)

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