frame work of an organization.
hierarchy of law
nation will win against state
judges have a right to overlook anything that's added to the constitution
vague and ambiguous
when two people read same document but take it different ways. both are valid interpretations
look at when the law was created
civil rights amendments: 13th
freed black slaves.
civil rights amendments: 14th
civil rights amendments: 15th
citizens have right to vote
(14th amendment): if you're arrested things must be done right.
rational basis test
same as preponderance of evidence
beyond a reasonable doubt
clear and convincing
analyze something within the context.