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Gov't Ch. 3

Vocab for Gov't chapter 3
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Due Process of Law
no one can be deprived of life, liberty, or property
Slander
false charges and malicious oral statements about someone
Libel
the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defammation) and any relief he seeks
Prior Restraint
government cannot censor information before it is published or broadcast
Probable Cause
a reasonable basis to believe a person or premises are linked to a crime
Search Warrant
signed by a judge, allowing for search for certain items in a premises linked to a crime
Arrest Warrant
signed by a judge, allows for the arrest for a suspect in a crime
Eminent Domain
government can take private property for public use; must be paid for and must be used for the public