Tutor profile: Darice F.
Which of the following Supreme Court decisions most significantly improved the legal status of Black Americans in the United States? (A) Dred Scott Ruling v. Sanford (B) Brown v. Topeka Board of Education (C) Roe v. Wade (D) Plessy v. Ferguson (E) Endo v. United States
The answer is B. The case of Brown v Board of Education was a landmark Supreme Court case in which the justices ruled unanimously that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional.
Milgram's shock experiment demanded obedience from its participants and demonstrated the existence of what psychological phenomena?
It demonstrated the power of authority. The experiment showed that participants were willing to obey authority even when it went against their personal conscience.
Subject: Criminal Justice
Based on the 1966 Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, which of the following rights is not required to be read to a suspect prior to questioning? Explain your reasoning. a) They have the right to remain silent b) If they cannot afford an attorney, the state will not provide one c) If they cannot afford an attorney, the state will provide one d) If they decide to make a statement, it can and will be used against them in court e) They have the right to have an attorney present during the interrogation or to have an opportunity to consult with an attorney
B is the correct answer in this case. Criminal defendants have a right to counsel, which means that they must be able to have an attorney. If they cannot afford one, the state must provide one free of charge.