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Chap. 4

Civil Liberties The freedoms to think and act without government interference or fear of unfair legal treat
Censorship The banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or offensive ideas
Petition A formal request for government action
Slander The unspoken truths that are harmful to someone's reputation
Libel The written untruths that are harmful to someone's reputation
Search Warrant A court order allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect's home or business and take specific items as evidence
Indictment A formal change by a grand jury
Grand Jury A group of citizens that decides whether there is sufficient evidence to accuse someone of a crime
Double Jeopardy The act of putting someone on trial for a crime in which they were previously acquitted
Due Process The following of legal procedures
Eminent Domain The right of government to take private property for public use
Bail A sum of money used as a security deposit to ensure than an accused person returns to their trial
Suffrage The right to vote
Poll Tax A sum of money required of voters before they are permitted to cast a ballot
Discrimination The unfair treatment based on prejudice against a certain group of people
Segregation The social separation of the races
Civil Rights The rights of full citizenship and equality under the law
Affirmative Action Programs intended to make up for past discrimination by helping minority groups and woman gain access to jobs and opportunities
Racial Profiling The act of singling out an individual as a suspect due to an appearance of ethnicity
Created by: abdieldeleon