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History of the U.S. Supreme Court
Questions about the history of the United States Supreme Court.
What year did the U.S. Supreme Court install its first photocopy machine?
What year was the U.S. Supreme Court's website created?
It doesn't have one
Who was the second woman to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court?
Chlorette Anton Whistport
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sandra Day O'Connor
Anita Stanford Hill
Hearings "in camera" allow for television or other news related cameras to be present in the U.S. court during the hearing.
The Dred Scott case (Scott v. Sandford, 1857) is an infamous U.S. Supreme Court case involving which of the following?
Use of water ways
The Marbury v. Madison case (1803) was the first U.S. Supreme Court case to apply the emergent doctrine of judicial review to a congressional statute.
In the U.S. Supreme Court system, what does the term "rule of four" mean?
Four lawyers must be present when a case is argued.
At least four justices must be present, robed and seated to in order to hear a case.
The Court will hear cases that a substantial minority of justices regards as important.
There can be no less than four arguments pertaining to any one case.
The Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court case (1896) dealt with a crime on a riverboat in Louisiana.
The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to which of the following?
A trial in a courtroom
A speedy trial
A public trial
A trial by jury
What is the original meaning of the term "Slip Opinion" as applied to the U.S. Supreme Court?
Opinions made by the justices for their own private records
Opinions sent to the printer on the same day they are made
The overall opinion of the garments that the justices wear under their robes
An opinion that has later been overturned after careful review
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