Bar Exam Vocabulary

  • constitution
  • Constitution
  • Preamble
  • Article, Section, Clause
  • popular sovereignty
  • federalism
  • exclusive powers
  • reserved powers
  • concurrent powers
  • separation of powers
  • checks and balances
  • limited government
  • Article I
  • Congress
  • bicameral
  • House of Representatives
  • reapportionment
  • Senate
  • enumerated / delegated powers
  • implied powers
  • elastic clause / necessary and proper
  • commerce power
  • power of the purse
  • nonlegislative powers (investigate, impeach, confirm)
  • Speaker of the House
  • President Pro Tempore
  • majority/minority leader
  • Chief Executive
  • Chief Diplomat
  • Chief Legislator
  • Commander in Chief
  • Chief of Party
  • Chief of State
  • Economic Chief
  • pardon
  • Vice President
  • Cabinet
  • Executive Departments
  • Other Executive Agencies
  • Federal Court System
  • jurisdiction
  • District Court
  • Circuit/Appeals Court
  • Supreme Court
  • judicial review
  • precedent
  • bill of rights
  • Bill of Rights
  • the “Five Freedoms”
  • establishment clause
  • free exercise clause
  • speech
  • obscenity
  • slander and libel
  • prior restraint
  • time, place, and manner
  • freedom of expression
  • Amendment 2
  • Amendment 4
  • exclusionary rule
  • Amendment 5
  • double jeopardy
  • no self incrimination
  • due process
  • Amendment 6
  • trial rights
  • Amendment 8
  • cruel and unusual punishment
  • Amendment 9
  • Amendment 10
  • reserved powers
  • Amendment 14
  • incorporation
  • full faith and credit

 

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