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Civil Liberties 1st amendment freedoms
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Ist amendment--Religion-- Establishment Clause Jefferson’s “wall between Church and State” School Prayer: can students pray at school? Engel v Vitale (1962) “govt has no business leading or writing prayers” - 2000 Texas students speaking at request of school officials cannot lead prayer at football games - 2001 USSC ok’s Virginia’s moment of silence - In CA, state efforts to pass moment of silence laws have failed, but some school boards have passed it
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Ist amendment--Religion-- Free Exercise Clause Flag Salute cases (1940, 1943) state should not force patriotic acts on religiously dissenting minorities
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Ist amendment--Free Speech-- political speech Alien and Sedition Acts (1798) Schenk v US (1919) clear and present danger test--largely dormant for 50 years Texas v Johnson (1989) flag burning is protected symbolic speech
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Unformatted text preview: johnson arrested free speech--location Ct. says US constitution grants no free speech rights on private property, such as malls state constitutions may grant such rights (California and 6 others) Ist amendment--Free Speech--libel and slander NY Times Co. v Sullivan (1964)-actual malice Hustler Magazine v Falwell (1988)-public figures need thick skin Ist Amend--Free Speech--obscenity Different standards for different media Under the Warren Ct.:-no protection for obscenity-national standards-utterly without redeeming value Miller v California (1973)-local community standards-an average person find the material patently offensive-dominant theme of the material taken as a whole but today: porn allowed for consenting adults,...
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