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Constitution Ratified
1789
1st Amendment
Freedom of speech, religion, and right to assembly
Requirements to be Pres.
Natural Born Citizen
OVer the age of 35
MMembers in house
435
8th Amendment
Protection against cruel and unusual punishment
14th amendment
Due Process Clause
No state can deny equal protection of the law without due process of the laws
States must comply with the Bill of Rights
7th Amendment
Right to trial by jury
5th Amendment
Protection against double jeopardy, self discrimination, due process, no property taken without just compensation
Members in Senate
100
4th amendment
protection against seach and seizure
Procedural Due Process
Requirement that government use reasonable and fundamental fair procedures before depriving individuals of a predictible interest
Predicitible Interest
Violation of due process of "life", "liberty" or "property"
Substantive Due Process
Requirement that all actions by government that deprived individuals of protectible interests have constitutionally acceptable justification (be reasonable and fundamentally fair)
Least Restrictive Alternative
Government restricting the exercise of a Constitional Right must be done in least intrustive manner possible
Voire Dire
testing people to go on jury
Diversion
dismiss the charges
plea bargin
probation
Judge
interpreter
reasonable
Prosecuter
represents the state in the criminal process can be criminal charges against another indiviual

must bring evidence against the person being charged
Defendent
person being charged with a crime

does not need to do anything but should provide evidence of innocence
M'Naughton
Insanity Plea
Nolo Contendre
don't plea innocent or guilty
Gaurdian ad litem
in charge of person who is incompetent
children
mentally ill
Real Evidence
concrete
*weapon
*drugs
*body
Documentary Evidence
reports from doctor
autopsy
Testimonial Evidence
*Spoken evidence
*character traits brought up
*hearsay--> reporting what someone else has told you about something, feeling
Expert Witness
Social Worker: expertise in policy, about how policies made where come from cost effectiveness
Group/ Community Organizations
Case Workers
Gerentologists
Stamp Act
1760s
No representation
Boston Tea Party
Begin revolutionary movement
Confederation
Central government but have few powers

Weak central government--> strong state government
First State
Delaware
States Rights
*Slavery
*Representation--> Senate 2 years per state (6 years), House (population) 2 years
*Bi cameral legislation system: legislative, executive, judicial
Amendment Process
*2/3 state legislature agree Constitutional Convention must be called
*Congress proposes an amendment 3/4 of states
Amendments
*27 Amendments
*First 10--> Bill of Rights
Constitution
* Cooperation among states
*ensure justice/peace
*defensive nation
*provide for common good
*secure liberties
Civil
Law suit
Seek Remedy
Criminal
*Only state can bring up these cases
*Punishment--> $, jail
Jail
state or lower law broken
Prison
Federal Law Broken
Adversarial
2 people involved in preceding

Each side required to present most moving case
Administrative Law
Federal Communication Commission