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					Chapter 6 Section 3:         Interpreting the Bill of Rights pp. 172-179

Name __________________________ pd. ___           19 points/ total _____


Define the key term
Freedom of the press ______________________________________________________
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Freedom of speech ________________________________________________________
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Case studies _____________________________________________________________
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Complete as you read the section
The Role of the Courts
1. Who decides whether people’s rights are being violated by the actions of others?
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2. Usually cases involving citizen’s rights usually are first brought before_____________
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3. They can eventually end up in the highest court in the land the ___________________
Students and free speech
4. What was the Tinker case about? ___________________________________________
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5. What was the lower courts decision? ________________________________________
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6. Finally the Supreme Court said what? _______________________________________
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The Skokie Case: Freedom for Nazis?
7. What was the issue in the Skokie case? ______________________________________
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8. How did the town try to stop the Nazis from marching? _________________________
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9. What did the county court say? ____________________________________________
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10. What did the Illinois Supreme court do? ____________________________________
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11. What was the outcome in the end? ________________________________________
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12. What did the Skokie case show about the first amendment? _____________________
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The Continuing Challenge


13. Protecting the rights of citizens includes judges and laws, but also who?
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14. Judge Learned Hand emphasized the rights of citizens are not limited to the
Constitution but also who? __________________________________________________

				
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