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Unformatted text preview: • Law is left up to the States Nationalization • Universal law, states must abide by Preferred Position • First amendment serves as the trump card Lemon Test • A three part establishment clause test used by the Supreme Court that states that to be constitutional a government action must have a plausible nonreligious purpose, its primary or principal effect must be to neither advance nor inhibit religion, and it must not foster excessive government entanglement with religion Neutrality test? Rights of the Accused • Exclusionary rule o Evidence gathered illegally cannot be introduced into trial and convictions cannot be based on this evidence o Warrant for search and seizure o Miranda Warnings Substantive Due Process • Provides a means to discover new rights not mentioned elsewhere in the constitution....
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '07