AP Government & Politics Today Chapter 4 Vocab
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Personal freedoms that are protected for all individuals
The view that most of the protections of the bill of rights apply to state government's through the 14th Amendment's due process clause.
part of 1st amendment prohibiting establishment of a church officially supported by national government.
free exercise clause
provision in first amendment guaranteeing free exercise of religion.
restraining an event before the activity has actually occurred.
Nonverbal expression of beliefs such as clothing gestures, movements, and other forms of expressive conduct.
clear & present danger test
Test proposed by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Determines when government may restrict free speech. (Restrictions allowed when there is clear danger to public order.)
Written defamation of one's character, reputation, business, or property rights
Either knowledge of a defamatory statement's falsity or a reckless disregard for the truth.
Public official such as a movie star. Known to public for their position/ activities.
Order issues by a judge to restrict publication of news about a trial or a pretrial hearing to protect the accused's right to a fair trial.
policy forbidding admission of illegally seized evidence at trial.