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Unformatted text preview: individuals. II. PROTECTION OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES A. Rights and Liberties are Not Absolute 1. Conflict between liberty and social order 2. Conflict between rights B. Exercise of Civil Rights and Liberties 1. “You can exercise your right only as long as it does not interfere with someone else’s rights” 2. Wrong! Your liberty will almost always come into conflict with someone else’s right 3. Exercise of civil rights is a Political Problem 4. Whatever the majority will tolerate III. Discussion of Specific Civil Rights and Liberties The 10 Bill of Rights are only binding on the national government. (Didn’t apply to the states.) 13 th amendment- prohibits slavery 14 th amendment- “No state shall…” The Supreme Court established that the due process clause in the 14 th amendment only applied to some of the amendments in the Bill of Rights, others did not. Mapp vs. Ohio Roe vs. Wade Brown vs. Board of Education...
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