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Killer Vocabulary List
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The constitutional amendment was adopted after the Civil War and also is the first and only part of the Constitution to invoke the idea of equality. The amendment states "No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life , liberty , or property m without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws"
Groups that are exempted from reporting their contributions and can receive unlimited contributions. Section 501c of the tax code specifies that such groups cannot spend more than half their funds on political activities.
Independent political groups that are not subject to contribution restrictions because they do not directly seek the election of particular candidates. Section 527 of the tax code specifies that contributions to such groups must be reported to the IRS
Amicus Curiae Brief
Legal briefs submitted by a " friend of the court" for the purpose of influencing a court's decision by raising additional points of view and presenting information not contained in the briefs of the formal parties
The jurisdiction of courts that hear cases brought to them on appeal from lower courts. These courts do not review the factual record , only the legal issues involved.
Bicameralism - distinguished from unicameralism, in which all members deliberate and vote as a single group, and from some legislatures that have three or more separate assemblies, chambers, or houses. As of 2015, fewer than half the world's national legislatures are bicameral.
strategy in which a political party seeks to build a broad coalition among individuals with wide-ranging beliefs, backgrounds, and priorities
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services
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