12 - Government 12/09/201111:00:00 Thingstopayattentionto

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Government 12/09/2011 11:00:00 Things to pay attention to  - the process of selective incorporation - changes in the ideology of the Supreme Court - the establishment clause Legal issues involving the establishment clause - generally they revolve around education - school vouchers to attend religious schools - teaching creationism in public schools - religious clubs in public schools - Wisconsin vs Yoder – omish parents don’t have to send their children to school  because its against their religious beliefs - The role of the Warren Court - The role of public opinion Debate Over Five Constitutional Provisions - Search and seizure - No self-incrimination - Impartial jury - Legal jury Immunity Against Self-Incrimination - Fifth amendment - Miranda vs Arizona
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Double Jeopardy - Fifth amendment - Exceptions mistrials crimes that violate both state and federal statutes The Mysterious Ninth Amendment - “the enumeration in the constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to  deny or disparage others retained by the people.” The Controversy over the right to Privacy - Controversial because it has to do with the regulation of sexual behavior - Griswold vs. Conneticut The Judicial Controversy Over Abortion - Roe v. Wade (1973)
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12/09/2011 11:00:00 Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation ** - Original-intent theory – when we decide whether or not a law is constitutional,  we should go back and look at the intentions of the people who drafted and ratified the  constitution by reading the federal  papers or the records of the const. convention. ** 
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12 - Government 12/09/201111:00:00 Thingstopayattentionto

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