Civil Liberties and Supreme Court Cases
5th or 6th amendment? must be indicted by a grand jury for serious charges.
5th or 6th amendment? protection from being in double jeopardy - put on trial 2 times for the same crime
5th or 6th amendment? can't be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process.
5th or 6th amendment? can't be forced to testify against yourself (self incrimination)
5th or 6th amendment? private property can't be taken without paying for fair price. - eminent domain.
5th or 6th amendment? right to a speedy and public trial
5th or 6th amendment? impartial jury of people from the area where the crime was committed.
5th or 6th amendment? told the carges against you
5th or 6th amendment? right to question witnesses against you
5th or 6th amendment? process to force witnesses in your favor to testify
5th or 6th amendment? right to a lawyer
you have the right to a jury trial in a civil case if the amount in question is
$20 or more
protections against the gov. from taking away our freedoms in the Bill of Rights.
government taking positive steps to make sure that all people have the same rights
all rights have their limits. what determines these limits?
the supreme court interprets the rights.
Process of Incorperation
illigal to say, advocate, etc... the overthrow of the government
crime to say or do anything that the government doesn't like written or spoken.
advocating or urging people to take such actions
not protected by the first amendment
crime of attempting to overthrow the government by force or to disrupt its lawful activities by violent acts
true or false - there may be prior restraint on press