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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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course POL 250 taught by Professor Goetz during the Spring '07 term at Hartford.
- Spring '07