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The first ten amendments to the constitution
Bill of Rights
the guarantees of the safety of persons, opinions, and property from the arbitrary acts of government, including freedom of speech and freedom of religion
civil liberties
a term used for those positive acts of government that seek to make constitutional guarantees a reality for all people
civil rights
foreign-born resident, or non-citizen
alien
part of the 14th amendment which guarantees that no state deny basic rights to its people
due process clause
the process of incorporating, or including, most of the guarantees in the Bill of Rights into the 14th amendments due process clause
process of incorporation
addresses rights of the people that are not specifically enumerated in the Constitution
The Ninth Amendment
gives the following rights: freedom of speech, freedom of the press, free exercise of religion, and the right of assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances
The First Amendment
separates church and state
establishment clause
church related as in a school like Duchesne
parochial
the second part of the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom, which guarantees to each person the right to believe whatever he or she chooses to believe in matters of religion
free exercise clause
false and malicious use of printed words
libel
false and malicious use of spoken words
slander
the crime of attempting to overthrow the government by force, or to disrupts its lawful activities by violent acts
sedition
the advocating, or urging, of an attempt to overthrow the government by force, or to disrupt its lawful activities with violence
seditious speech
the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed
prior restraint
law wich give reporters some protection against having to disclose their sources or reeal other confidential information in legal procedings
shield law
expression by conduct; communicating ideas through facial expressions, body language, or by carrying a sign or wearing an arm band
symbolic speech
patrolling of a business site by workers who are on strike
picketing
to gather with one another in order to express views on public matters
assemble
the government may not regulate assemblies on the basis on what might be said
content neutral
the right to associate with other to promote political, economic, and other social cuases
right of association