civics goal 2c vocab

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double jeopardy

putting someone on trial for a crime he/she was previously tried for

suffrage

the right to vote

establishment clause

a part of the 1st amendment that prohibits congress from establishing an official religion

eminent domain

the right of government to take private property for public use

petition

a formal request for government action

excercise clause

ensures that people can practice their religion without government interference

slander

spoken lies that harm someone's reputation

liberties

freedoms you are given

exclusionary rule

evidence obtained illegally that can't be used in court

libel

written untruths that harm someone's reputation

jurisdiction

courts authority to hear and decide cases

civil

anything having to do with citizens

-jur

swear/promise

-equi

equal

-inter

between

-intra

within

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