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Q: Which court order is directed to an officer holding a prisoner to show why the prisoner should not be released? A. due process B. writ of habeas corpus C. right to adequate defense
D. guarantee against self-incrimination
A: B. writ of habeas corpus. As a court order that is directed to an officer holding a prisoner, it mandates that the prisoner be brought before the court and that the officer show cause why the prisoner should not be released.
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User: Which court order is directed to an officer holding a prisoner to show why the prisoner should not be released? A. due process B. writ of habeas corpus C. right to adequate defense D. guarantee against self-incrimination

Weegy: B. writ of habeas corpus. As a court order that is directed to an officer holding a prisoner, it mandates that the prisoner be brought before the court and that the officer show cause why the prisoner should not be released.
migzptz|Points 7515|

User: In 1954, the Supreme Court overturned laws requiring different schools for white students and African American students. What was the Court’s reasoning in this case? A. The United States is a heterogeneous society. B. The laws go against the 13th Amendment. C. It costs too much to run separate schools. D. Separate schools can never be equal.

Weegy: D. Separate schools can never be equal.
Fanboy|Points 2821|

User: Which landmark Supreme Court case ruled that segregation by race in public education was unconstitutional? A. Miranda v. Arizona B. Plessy v. Ferguson C. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka D. Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education

Weegy: C. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruled that segregation by race in public education was unconstitutional. The decision overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896 which allowed state-sponsored segregation. [ ]
debnjerry|Points 46694|

User: Which type of discrimination does not give people of different races a full and equal place in social, economic, and political life? A. race-based discrimination B. heterogeneous discrimination C. gender-based discrimination D. faith-based discrimination

Weegy: A. race-based discrimination
abhik1100|Points 685|

User: Which term describes the communication of ideas through facial expressions or body language? A. symbolic speech B. prior restraint C. slander D. seditious speech

Weegy: A. symbolic speech. communicating ideas through facial expression, with body language, or by carrying a sign/wearing an arm band.
migzptz|Points 7515|

User: Which court is most often the court of last resort for cases involving military law? A. the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims B. the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces C. the Veterans Appeals Court D. the courts-martial

Weegy: The most often court for last resort cases involving military law is the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
zacezekiel|Points 10|

User: Which court is the final authority on the meaning of the Constitution? A. the court of original jurisdiction B. the Supreme Court C. the appellate court D. the district court

Weegy: B. The Supreme Court is final authority on meaning of Consitution
MrG|Points 3779|

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