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    Professor Sharifian 9/30/17 Govt 2305 Civil rights v. Civil Liberties Since the foundation of America, many people who lived in the new country struggled to obtain the basic civil rights and liberties that were necessary for a republic. Whether men were treated differently because of the color of their skin, gender, or ethnicity, the equality that was desired for Americans was not granted till the fourteenth amendment was passed. Unlike civil rights, civil liberties are constantly changing as…

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    Jeffrey Lee Chafin (Chafin vs. Chafin) How does Mr. Chafin’s life illustrate the intersection of family and public life? Sgt. First Class Jeffrey Lee Chafin is an American citizen and member of the U.S. military who had fought overseas for his country. When this military man fell in love with Lynne Hales Chafin, married, and had a child (Eris) he had no idea that he would be in an international spotlight in four short years. This spotlight was not because of his military achievement but because…

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    Scalzo Prof. Sharifian GOVT-2305-71430 20 , Sep. 2017 Civil Liberties v Civil Rights Assignment The preservation of civil rights and liberties act hand in hand to protect American citizens and uphold the standard of the American dream. Civil rights and civil liberties are two terms that often get confused with each other. Civil rights are simply everyone’s basic rights that are created to control equal treatment against discrimination. Civil rights also aid in protecting minorities and people…

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    Liberty refers to a state of individual freedom in the society where individuals are free from oppressive restrictions that are imposed by an agent of authority upon their lifestyles and behavior. In the modern society, the inadequacy of liberty has become one of the biggest social problems. As each day goes by, governments are finding new ways to infringe the liberty of citizens with the most common ways being such as censorship and limited freedom of expression. At times, the limitation even…

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    Future Generation is Over Controlled Civil liberties, or personal freedoms are personal freedoms of thought, behavior, or expression that any authorities cannot abridge by law or by judicial interpret ion without due process. As one of the universal applications, personal freedom-a human right-should not be interpreted culturally or contextually(Franck, 593). For example, China’s Fundamental Rights and Duties of Citizens claims to protect many civil liberties. The U.S. constitution, especially…

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    George Clooney’s Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) is a huge alert and warning to todays post terrorist attack (of the Twin Towers in 2001) society, in which civil liberties and human rights of each and any person can slip away as an effect of mass hysteria. The core of Clooney’s approach is the idea that sometimes journalists need to go beyond simple and exact reporting and offer some more in-depth interpretations on current affairs. He stresses the tensions caused by post-war paranoia and…

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    Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety”. Three years ago, after the Edward Snowden revealed the massive surveillance program conducted by the U.S. Government, made it clear that we are living in an age where our information is being stored digitally. This had resulted in an ongoing debate between on balancing of national security and civil liberties. The government, however, argues that it is…

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    The first section of civil liberties is freedom of expression. The Nigerian people have laws protecting freedom of speech and press. Although in reality the government tends to squash dissention and arrest people who vocally oppose the government. The government is particularly…

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    Since the founding of the United States of America as a republic in 1776, the country has constantly taken steps to further civil liberties, and exemplify not only a military and political hegemon, but also a moral one. From abolishing slavery to eradicating the Jim Crow laws to the Civil rights Movement, the country has lived up to its Constitution and founding values such liberty and the pursuit of happiness. However, movements such as Black Lives Matter demonstrate how the Black population…

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    On January 17th, 1950, a group of eleven thieves perfectly timed, planned and choreographed one of the most well known robberies. These eleven individuals stole more than two million dollars from the Brinks Armored Car depot located in Boston. As it hit news headlines everywhere, it instantly became the perfect crime and robbery. The suspects were caught a few days before the statute of limitations. Tony Pino was the director and mastermind of the theft and Joe McGinnis assembled the group…

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