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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Four Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Civil Liberties: protections of citizens from improper government action (freedom from) 14 Th Amendment: due process of law clause Civil Liberties is about individual freedom Types of Civil Liberties SUBSTANTIVE: limits on what government can and cannot do; e.g., establish a religion PROCEDURAL: deals with how government is supposed to act; e.g., in criminal law, assuming a person is innocent until proven guilty Civil Rights Civil Rights: obligations imposed on government to take positive action to protect citizens from illegal actions of private citizens or organizations or government agencies (freedom with government help) 14 th Amendment: equal protection of the laws clause Civil Rights is about equality Civil Liberties Constitutional guarantees that protect citizens, opinions, and property against arbitrary government interference. Nationalizing the Bill of Rights...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course ECON 2105 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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