CIVIL LIBERTIES.2008

CIVIL LIBERTIES.2008 - Civil Liberties I. No Bill of...

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Civil Liberties I. No Bill of Attainder: Art. 1, Sec. 9 -legislative acts that declare persons guilty of crimes. *No Ex Post Facto law: laws make an action a crime after it occurs & cannot be passed by the state. II. Bill of Rights A. Incorporation Doctrine: “Nationalized” the Bill of Rights through 14th amendment. B. Right to Privacy: Unwritten right, first established in the 1965 Connecticut case -The Roe vs. Wade (1973): Extended in a ruling on a women’s right to abortion (extended privacy rights to cover abortion). III. Freedom of Speech: Protects content, but time, place, manner requirements can be imposed A. Prior Restraint: censorship - Govt secrets - Gag order IV. Freedom of Assembly A. Freedom of Association: Fundamental element of liberty B. Civil Rights Act of 1964: Does not cover private associations
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Freedom of Religion A. Establishment Clause: Separation b/w state and church -provides for freedom of religion for believers; for freedom from religion for others. B.
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