Business Law Ch. 4

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    Most constitutional protections apply only to governmental, or state, action.
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    The US Supreme Court can invalidate a law if it conflicts with the US constitution.
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    Generally, the executive branch of government has the power to enforce the law.

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    The framers of the Constitution considered it unnecessary to include in the original document liberties that the people were to keep for themselves.
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    The federal government's authority to govern economic matters flows from the Commerce Clause.
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    The Commerce Clause allows the federal government to invalidate state laws that burden interstate commerce.

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    The First Amendment allows free speech in any and all circumstances.
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    Judicial review is another phrase for an appeal of a lower court's judgement.
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    The First Amendment guarantee of free speech applies not only to individuals but also to corporations.
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    Federalism is the division of governing power between the federal government and the states.

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    Judicial review is the process by which courts review governmental action to determine whether such actions conform to the US Constitution.
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    The federal government's power to tax has no limitations.
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    A public figure who brings a defamation suit against a newspaper which prints a false story about her must prove actual malice to win the suit.
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    The Bill of Rights was approved by the first Congress to guarantee that the federal government would not abuse its powers.
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    The US Constitution was adopted in 1791 by representatives of the thirteen newly created states.
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    The term "eminent domain" refers to a governmental taking of private property for public use.

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    In commercial speech cases, the US Supreme Court requires that any restriction on such speech must be the least restrictive possible to achieve a substantial governmental interest.
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    Under the federalist system, the states retain significant powers; however, the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution provides that within the areas of regulation that are federal in nature, federal law is supreme.
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    Classifications based on age and sex are examples of "suspect classifications" in the context of the Equal protection Clause of the Constitution.
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    Most forms of speech are protected by the strict or exacting scrutiny standard.

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