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Chapter 4 - CivilLiberties:LectureOutline...

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Learning Objectives: Learn about the Bill of Rights and establish its relationship to personal  liberty Explore contemporary debates First Amendment rights and the freedom of speech First Amendment and the freedom of religion Civil liberties in the Post 9-11 era Civil Liberties: Lecture Outline
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Question #1 Nationalization of the Bill of Rights Do the provisions of the Bill of Rights put limits only on the national government, or do they limit state governments as well?
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Significance of the 14 th  Amendment – nationalizing the Bill of Rights  and extending the Bill of Rights to all citizens Due process of law – the right of every citizen against arbitrary  action by national or state governments Selective incorporation: the process by which different protections  in the Bill of Rights were incorporated into the 14 th  Amendment,  thus guaranteeing citizens protection from state as well as national  governments
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course POS 1041 taught by Professor Stokes-brown during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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Chapter 4 - CivilLiberties:LectureOutline...

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