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Civis 1

bill of rights

civil liberties the freedom we have to think and to act without government
censorship it can't ban printed materials or films
petition is simply a formal request
slander spreading spoken lies is a crime
libel if lies are printed
search warrant law enforcement officers believe you have committed a crime
indictment states that no one can be put on trial
grand jury a formal charge
double jeopardy the fifth amendment also protects people
due process without due process of law
eminent domain is the right of the government to take private property
bail is a sum of money used as a security deposit
suffrage the right to vote
poll tax one reason was that several southern states had
discrimination unfair treatment based on prejudice against a certain group
segregation social separation of the races was know
civil rights the rights of full citizenship and equality under the law
affirmative programs to try to make up for past decriminalization.
racial profiling by law enforcement officers being singled out as suspects because of the way they look.
section separate or parts of a restaurants and theaters.
gender religion and national origin
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