Amendment 1 - Amendment 1 Freedom of religion Freedom of...

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Amendment 1 Freedom of religion Freedom of speech, press, assembly, petition Protected speech and publications o Also: unprotected speech and publications Freedoms of Assembly and Petition o Peacefully Limitations o Free speech in schools? “bong hits for Jesus” Supreme court ruled against high school student that got suspended o High school teachers cannot talk about certain things and use certain language o Freedom of expression of clothing School uniforms o Ten Commandments on state property Government actions must have a secular purpose o Religious accommodations in universities (p. 115 “Politics now”) Universities installed footbaths for Muslims to practice prayers The issue was that only a particular group of people could use it because of religion Amendment 2 “Right to keep and bear arms” o Is it an individual right for every person or a more broad right to protect oneself and one’s country Rights granted to criminal defendants
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course ADV 318J taught by Professor Murphey during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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