Lecture 1 - Lecture 1 (7/13/07) Civil Liberties Government...

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Lecture 1 (7/13/07) Civil Liberties Government cannot take away or restrict Inalienable Rights o Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness o Freedom of speech, freedom of press, right to bear arms, freedom of religion Protection of Writ of Habeas Corpus- process of you being allowed to be brought before court and decision to be rightfully detained or not before court. Government cannot suspend Writ of Habeas Corpus o *Suspended during Civil War with Abraham Lincoln, also with Japanese during WWII Government cannot pass an Ex post facto laws- laws that are made after the fact Bill of Rights o 1 st amendment- Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, petition o 2 nd amendment- Right to bear alarms o 3 rd amendment- Quartering of Soldiers during Peace time (during 1800s mainly) o 4 th amendment- Protection Against Unreasonable Search and Seizure o 5 th amendment- Protection Against Self Incrimination, Double Jeopardy- Government cannot try you more than once for the same crime (Not double jeopardy to sue),
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Lecture 1 - Lecture 1 (7/13/07) Civil Liberties Government...

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