Final Material Pols2302 Part 1

Final Material Pols2302 Part 1 - Civil rights are contained...

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Final Material Pols2302 Part 1 Civil liberties: All individuals have. Give protection from the government. Civil right one person has because he or she belongs to a particular group. Some rights are contained in the body of the constitution: Habes Corpus: Right to be taken to a judge on a court of law to know what the person is being accused of. No bill attainder: Legislative act that singles out an individual or group for punishment without a trial. Ex post facto: Cannot punish someone for something he has already done. President Bush after 9/11 asked people to tell him who was Taliban. Personally tagged people against president. Alien and sedition act ,red laws. First Amendment Congress shall make no law. James Madison initial 12 am were summited two were not accepted. All of these intended to restrict government.
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Unformatted text preview: Civil rights are contained in the body of the constitution. Engel V. Vitale(1962) Before 1962 all teachers had prayers in schools. Motherism: Under God added in the 50’s. Establishment clause: Government cannot force religion. Free exercise clause: “ Compelling state interest” Government can intervene to save a child from harm or death, if the practice of the parent’s religious beliefs harms that child. Jehova Witnesses - Christian Scientists Time,place, and manner Government has the right to regulate. Skoki Vs. Nazi Party Illinois: In the 70s Jewish did not let Nazis march, but at the end the city of Skoki had to provide protection. Today we have more civil liberties than we ever had. Bush decided those captured in Irak and put in Guantanamo Bay....
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