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a_lect_7-1 - Civil Liberties 1 Fundamental freedoms that...

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Civil Liberties: Fundamental freedoms that together preserve the rights of a free people. In the US Constitution, Bill of Rights. What liberties are protected? At what level of government? Under what circumstances do people want to limit civil liberties? 1
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Is the bill of rights applied to the states? Barron v Baltimore 1833 (dual citizenship) Slavery 14 th Amendment “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law ; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Due process clause : Found in fifth and fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution; forbids deprivation of life, liberty or property with out due process of law.
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