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Question 1: Complicating the analysis is the lack of direct correspondence between the various interpretive strategies and contemporary notions of "________" or "liberalism".
Conservative political partiesTraditionalist conservatismConservatismLiberal conservatism

Question 2: In 1996, Congress passed, and President ________ signed, the Line Item Veto Act of 1996, which gave the president the power to veto individual items of budgeted expenditures in appropriations bills.
Ed RendellHoward DeanBill ClintonAl Gore

Question 3: 2-3) grants the president the power to ________ Congressional legislation and Congress the power to override a presidential veto with a supermajority.
HungaryVetoUnited StatesUnited States Congress

Question 4: United States Constitutional law is the body of law governing the interpretation and implementation of the ________.
United States ConstitutionElectoral College (United States)Continental AssociationUnited States Congress

Question 5: This system of binding interpretations or precedents evolved from the ________ system (called "stare decisis"), where courts are bound by their own prior decisions and by the decisions of higher courts.
Common lawCivil law (legal system)ShariaReception statute

Question 6: If, however, Congress adjourned during that 10 day period, the bill fails to become law in a procedural device known as the "________."
Bill ClintonGeorge W. BushPocket vetoAbraham Lincoln

Question 7: In this role, for example, the Court has struck down state laws for failing to conform to the ________ (see, e.g., Dartmouth College v.
Due processEqual Protection ClauseConstitutional theoryContract Clause

Question 8: The Supreme Court subsequently declared the line-item veto unconstitutional as a violation of the Presentment Clause in ________, 524 U.S. 417 (1998).
Clinton v. City of New YorkSupreme Court of the United StatesAntonin ScaliaUnited States Congress

Question 9: This includes members of the cabinet, top-level agency officials, ________, US Attorneys, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, among many other positions.
United States district courtUnited States federal courtsUnited States territorial courtArticle I and Article III tribunals

Question 10: 87 (1810), the ________ declared that the judicial power granted to it by Article III of the United States Constitution included the power of judicial review, to consider challenges to the constitutionality of a State or Federal law.
United States CongressUnited States courts of appealsSupreme Court of the United StatesPresident of the United States







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