Ch 11 Review - PSC 2302-11 Chapter 11 The Bill of Rights...

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PSC 2302-11 Chapter 11: The Bill of Rights and Due Process of Law One of the greatest concerns of our nation’s founders was the protection of individual (p 277) rights. As a result, the Bill of Rights was drafted with the intent of protecting individual liberties from encroachment by the federal (p 278) government. However, it does not ensure that all injustices will cease. The Fourteenth (p 279) Amendment raised questions regarding individual rights and liberties directly related to guarantees in the Bill of Rights. Representative John Bingham (p 279) led the fight for the proposal of the Fourteenth Amendment. He believed that the amendment should guarantee fundamental rights on a nationwide (p 280) level. The origins of the Fourteenth Amendment are most clearly described by the opinion of Justice Rufus Peckham (p 280). In the case of Palko v. Connecticut (p 282) , the judicial doctrine of selective incorporation (p 283) which provided for the expansion of certain guarantees in the Bill of
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  • Spring '08
  • Dr.Riley
  • Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, IGHT, Thompson D. Fundamental G. Federal B. Louis Brandeis C. Roe

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