Bill of rights vocab words.
Terms in this set (14)
separation of church and state
The concept of were the state has no connections between the church.
an action that is said falsely about some to hurt there reputation.
The act of publishing something false to hurt someones reputation.
a written request asking government to do something or stop something
A document that gives you permission to search someones property.
A trail that contains of a judge, and a jury.
to be accused of a crime.
You don't have to answer questions or testify against your-self.
You can't be charged for the same crime twice.
Due process of law
Have to go though a process in order to be charged with a crime.
when the government can take your property for the benefit of the citizen.
to be temporarily released with a criminal charge after posting some type of colateral.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
He was the judge for the Schenck vs U.S and ruled that there are limits to freedom of speech and that he violated this.
Schenck vs. the US
Schenck was sending letters to soldiers in World War I encouraging them not to fight. He was charged with jeopardizing national security. He said that his first amendment of freedom of speech.