PSC 101 Test 2

PSC 101 Test 2 - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13....

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1. Reed v. Reed (1971) – turned the tide in terms of constitutional litigation, ruling that the equal preotection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibited unreasonable classifications based on sex. 2. Equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment (see esp. pp. 219-222) 3. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) – Granted indigents the right to counsel 4. ERA – Equal Rights Amendment; bar discr against women by fed or state gov 5. NOW – Natl Org for Women; formed in resp to sex discrim by EEOC; modeled like NAACP; wanted equality by passage of an equal rights amendment or by judicial decision 6. ACLU – American Civil Liberties Union; formed litigating arms to pressure the courts along with NOW to pass ERA 7. 4th Amendment – The right of the ppl to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probably cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized 8. 5th Amendment – Imposes restrictions on the fed gov w/ respect 2 the rights of persons suspected of committing a crime. Provides 4 indictment by a grand jury, prot against self incrim., and prev natl gov from denying a person life, liberty, or prop w/o the due process of law. Also prev the natl gov from taking prop w/o fair compensation 9. 6th Amendment – sets out the basic requirements of procedural due process 4 fed courts to follow in criminal trials. These
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PSC 101 taught by Professor Mcknight during the Spring '07 term at Alabama.

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PSC 101 Test 2 - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13....

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