Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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  • Civil Rights Vs Civil Liberties

    Civil Rights and Civil Liberties have been implemented into our society in order to protect, achieve and provide basic rights for the citizens of the United States. These concepts work hand in hand, although both Civil Rights and Civil Liberties have many differences. It is evident through the rulings of the Supreme Court and current events in our country, that by protecting Civil Rights you are in-turn protecting Civil Liberties. Civil Rights are a broad set of laws that were established…

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  • Don T Tell Policy

    In the case of Log Cabin Republicans v. United States, it was demonstrated that the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy interfered with the rights of LGBT individuals in the military. Many of the rights violated were in accordance with the First Amendment and Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteen Amendment. Some of the main rights that relate to the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy are freedom of speech, freedom of petition, and…

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  • The Cosmopolitanism Analysis

    Rights and the 14th amendment. Under the Bill of Rights the 1st Amendment give us the right privacy in beliefs. According to Exploring Constitutional Conflicts the 1st Amendment stated that “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 Government for a redress of grievances.” The 1st Amendment has a strong…

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  • Grutter V Bollinger Case Study

    These polices can be justified as being narrowly tailored and do not resemble a quota system. The use of an applicant's race as one factor in an admissions policy does not violate the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment because the policy is narrowly tailored to the compelling interest of promoting a diverse student body. (d) Rationale (reasons for the holding) The University of Michigan presented a case, which to five out of four justices did not seem unconstitutional…

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  • Fields Vs Fields

    This is the Supreme Court opinion on the case of United States v. Fields. Abel Fields, a resident of California, is being tried for violating the Stolen Valor Act which was signed into law in 2006. I will be reviewing this cases and cases like it to better determine a decision. In 2011, Abel Fields attended a city meeting about public safety. He spoke publicly at the meeting, explaining that his military experience gave him the knowledge to speak with authority about public safety issues. During…

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  • Florence V. Theodore Case Study

    Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, 566?U.S. ___ (2012) Parties: Albert W Florence,?? Plaintiff Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington et. al,? Defendants Facts: Albert Florence was arrested during a traffic stop by a state trooper as he had a bench warrant for his arrest due to a failed appearance at a fine enforcement hearing. He was first detained at Burlington County Detention Center where like every incoming inmate; he showered with the delousing agent and…

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  • 1st Amendment Pros And Cons

    The First Amendment provides that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. U.S. Const. amend. I. Exemptions may be altered or repealed except those exempting real or personal property used exclusively for religious, educational or charitable purposes as defined by law and owned by any corporation or association organized exclusively for one or more of such purposes and not operating for profit. N.Y. Const. art. XVI. § I. In…

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  • Bill Of Rights Vs Fifth Amendment

    The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land made up of the 7 articles and the U.S. Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights is a document with a group of Amendments, which are articles added to the U.S Constitution. The Fifth Amendment was introduced into the U.S Constitution on September 5th, 1789. The five clauses within the Fifth Amendment stay consistent with the meaning of the Bill of Rights in that they promote a balance between the people and the government, and limits on government…

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  • Malloy V. Hogan Summary

    The ruling of The United States Supreme Court on Malloy v. Hogan,378U.S. 1(1964), the court was confronted with the issue of whether Mr. Malloy could utilize his Fifth Amendment right. To ensure that he did not incriminate himself in criminal activity during questioning in the state trial in the State of Connecticut (Neubauer and Fradella, 2009). The Supreme Court saw that the defendant had answered four of five questions during his testimony during the hearing and upon the last issue, Mr.…

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  • Igaham Vs Ingraham Case Study

    The Court didmy see any need to go on with the Eighth Amendment to include disciplinary actions taken by public schools to punish students. Also it was held that because the punishment caused upon the students was physical punishment it was not covered under the process and understanding in the Fourteenth Amendment. In making this decision the Supreme Court looked at cases such as Powell v. Texas, United States v. Barnett, and Greene v. McElroy. These cases were looked up to because…

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