Unformatted text preview: 4. Free Exercise Clause 4.i. Courts uphold beliefs, not always practices 4.ii. Example: Mormons can’t practice polygamy 5. Courts are easing separations 5.i. School vouchers are allowed 5.ii. Salazar v Buono (2010): cross allowed on federal land C. 1 st Amendment (Free Speech and Assembly) 1. Courts can limit time, manner, place 1.i. Clear and present danger doctrine (1919(-Can’t just shout fire in crowded theater 1.ii. Government must justify restrictions 1.iii. Texas v Johnson (1989)-Johnson burns flag, arrested by TX-Majority (5-4) ruled for Johnson-C passed Flag Protection Act of 1989-Supreme Court ruled law unconstitutional 2. Courts remain protective of pure free Speech 2.i. States V Stevens 2.ii. Dog fight videos; protests at military funerals 2.iii. Not protective of obscenity (but hard to define) 2.iv....
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- Spring '11
- Computer Science, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, 14th amendment mandates