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the process of asking a higher court to decide whether a trial was conducted properly
ex post facto law
a law that makes an act a crime after the crime has been committed
rights guaranteed or belonging to a person
the principle that the government has to provide a cause or reason for holding a person in jail
the principle that decisions from the courts are fair and impartial and are not influenced by the other branches of government
a court decision in an earlier case with facts and legal issues similar to those in a case currently before a court
Constitution Safeguards and Limits Individual Rights
AP Gov Unit 8 Terms (Chapter 16)
America's Courts & the Criminal Justice System (Ch.1-4)
SS.912.A.3.1 Analyze the economic challenges to American farmers and farmers' responses to these challenges in the mid to late 1800s.
SS.912.A.2.7 Review the Native American experience.
SS.912.A.2.6 Compare the effects of the Black Codes and the Nadir on freed people, and analyze the sharecropping system and debt peonage as practiced in the United States.
SS.912.A.2.5 Assess how Jim Crow Laws influenced life for African Americans and other racial/ethnic minority groups.