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25 Cards in this Set

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Prior restraint/gag order
Judicial prevention of a statement or other expression from being published/ A court order forbidding public reporting or commentary, as by the news media, on a case currently before the court.
Conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state.
Insurrection; rebellion
Makeup of Georgia's court system
supreme court, court of appeals, superior courts, state courts, juvenile courts, probate courts, magistrate courts, municipal courts
Members of the U.S. Supreme Court
John Roberts, Stephen Breyer, Ruthe Bader Ginsberg, Clarence Thomas, David Souter, Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, John Paul Stevens, Samuel Alito
Importance of Aerppagitica
appeal to Parliament to rescind their Licensing Order of June 16th, 1643. This order was designed to bring publishing under government control by creating a number of official censors to whom authors would submit their work for approval prior to having it published

the debate between legitimate societal control and freedom - whether of printing, speech, or thought - is on-going, and will continue to be of central importance in our media-dependent culture
Importance of the Zenger Trial
printer sued by Gov't of NY for printing and publishing several sedicious libels
First Amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the gov't for a redress of grievances.
How a case works through the U.S. Courts to the Supreme Court
goes through appeals, either hear it, don't hear it, or re-mand it to a lower level for re-trial
Free press/fair trial
a press not restricted or controlled by government censorship regarding politics or ideology/ The right to a fair trial is a norm of international human rights law designed to protect
individuals from the unlawful and arbitrary curtailment or deprivation of other basic rights and
freedoms, the most prominent of which are the right to life and liberty of the person.
2nd Amendment
bear arms
3rd Amendment
no soldier in time of peace be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner
4th Amendment
search and seizures, miranda rights
5th Amendment
don't have to speak out against yourself or family, due process
6th Amendment
speedy and public trial
Violation of allegiance toward one's country or sovereign, especially the betrayal of one's country by waging war against it or by consciously and purposely acting to aid its enemies.
A betrayal of trust or confidence.
sedition act of 1798
4 laws passed making it illegal to write publish anything libel
6th amendment
right to a speedy and public trial
7th amendment
the of trial by jury shall be preserved if controversy exceeds 20 dollars
8th amendment
excessive bail, nor excessive fines, nor cruel and unusual punishments
9th amendment
criminals have rights, equal rights
10th amendment
states rights, rights not listed still guranteed
11th amendment
perameters for suing states
12th amendment
electoral college
13th amendment
demolished slavery, civil rights
14th amendment
states power not stronger than the nation