Flashcards in Civil Liberties Vocab Deck (16)
Due process of law
Denies the government the right, without due process, to deprive of life, liberty, and property.
Equal protection of the law
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the government.
Court cases that apply the bill of rights to the states
Freedom of expression
Right of people to speaks publish, and assemble.
Freedom of religion
People shall be free to exercise their religion, and government may not establish a religion.
Censorship of a publication
Law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and present danger of producing harmful actions.
Writing that falsely injures another person.
An act that conveys a political message
First amendment requirement that law cannot prevent referee exercise of religion.
First amendment ban on laws respecting an establishment if religion.
Wall of separation
Court ruling that government cannot be involved with religion.
Improperly obtained evidence may not be introduced in a criminal trial
A judges's order authorizing a search.
Reasonable cause for issuing a search warrant or making an arrest; more than mere suspicion.