Govt 2301 notes 2

Govt 2301 notes 2 - Govt 2301 notes Chapter 6 Part 2 APPLYING THE BILL OF RIGHTS TO THE STATES Selective incorporation The court gradually through

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Govt 2301 notes Chapter 6 Part 2 APPLYING THE BILL OF RIGHTS TO THE STATES Selective incorporation: The court gradually through many of its decisions makes the freedoms/rights in the bill of rights apply to the states For example NEAR V Minnesota1931 the court makes first amendment free press protections apply to the states. PALKO V. Connecticut 1937 the court ruled that while some freedoms are essential to democracy others are valuable but nonessential this, the court created a hierarchy of freedoms rights putting itself in charge of what is essential Miranda V Arizona 1966 the court makes the fifth amendment protection against self incrimentation apply to the states and created the “miranda warnings” which include the following You have the right to remain silent anything you say can and will be used against you at your trial Anything you say can be used as evidence against you You have the right to have a lawyer present to advise you prior to and during questioning If you cannot afford a lawyer one will be provided at no charge
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course GOVT 2301 taught by Professor Gabriano during the Spring '08 term at Collin College.

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Govt 2301 notes 2 - Govt 2301 notes Chapter 6 Part 2 APPLYING THE BILL OF RIGHTS TO THE STATES Selective incorporation The court gradually through

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