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American Political System_Baugher__Date__053010 - Abortion...

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Civil Liberty v. Civil Right - Liberty - Protection of individual from government - Right - Protection of group by government Freedom of Religion - Establishment - Support or promotion of religion - Exercise - Interference with religious practice Freedom of Expression Right to Privacy - Derived from multiple of amendments which imply ZONES OF PRIVACY - 1st- Privacy of Belief - 3rd - Privacy of Home - 4th - Privacy of Person and Property - 9th - Retention of Other Rights - 14th - Due Process (LIBERTY) - Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) - Connecticut doctor selling contraceptives to couples - Breaks Connecticut law - Right to privacy; right to use whatever contraception they choose - Roe v. Wade (1973) - Abortion laws - Women have right to privacy and autonomy over bodies,
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Unformatted text preview: - Abortion can not be made illegal but can be controlled; as long as regulations don’t put undue burden on the woman there can be laws- “Undue Burden”- Lawrence v. Texas (2003)- Removed sodomy as a crime- 2004 - Joanne Web Case Obscenity Laws- Sex Toy Party; arrested for possession and intent to distribute-- “Reliable Consultants” v. Abbot (2008 - 5th circuit)- Can’t regulate what people do in their bedrooms including the purchase of sex toys- Alabama - they do regulate the sale of sex toys Due Process of Law- 5th Amendment - “no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of the law”- 4th amend - “be secure. .against unreasonable searches and seizures”- Warrant <- Probable cause...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course POSC 150 taught by Professor Mycoff during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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