POL 250 2-16 Notes

POL 250 2-16 Notes - 216 Notes Friday 12:33 PM Law 1...

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Unformatted text preview: 216 Notes Friday, February 16, 2007 12:33 PM Law 1. Constitution (Federal) Article VI (Supremacy Clause) 2. Treaties (President negotiates; ratified by 2/3 of Senate (67 votes)) 3. Statutes (reg. laws, legislature writes, president approves) 4. Regulations (enabling act) 5. Case law (cycles back to top 4) Rights 1. Limit government 2. Protect individuals Sources 1. Inherent 2. Given by government Actual Rights I. Religion free exercise, establishment Speech Press Assembly Petition II. Guns III. Quartering troops IV. Search and seizure (reasonable under circumstances) V. Criminal Trials (not to testify against yourself VI. Right to counsel (attorney) VII. Civil trials VIII. Cruel and unusual punishment (excessive fines and bail) IX. Other rights X. Federalism amendment (not on list for federal government, states have it) ...
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