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SCOTUS Vocabulary: Civil Liberties
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Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses), speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Clause in the First Amendment that says the government may not establish an official religion.
Free Exercise Clause
A First Amendment provision that prohibits government from interfering with the practice of religion.
Barron v. Baltimore
5th Amendment is not applicable to the states; states may take private property for public use w/out compensating the property owner
Gitlow v. New York
established selective incorporation of the Bill of rights; states cannot deny freedom of speech; protected through the 14th amendment
all people are citizens and no state has the right to deprive any citizen of life, liberty, or property
Due Process Clause
14th amendment clause stating that no state may deprive a person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law
Government censorship of written material (preventing publication). Almost impossible due to 1st Amendment (only when major threat to national security). See Pentagon Papers Case (NY Times v. US)
an offensive or indecent word or phrase
A written defamation of a person's character, reputation, business, or property rights.
an act that conveys a political message
Advertisements and commercials for products and services; they receive less First Amendment protection, primarily to discourage false and misleading ads.
Due process amendments
5th and 14th Amendments
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