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Bill of Rights12

Civil Liberties Freedoms to think and act without government interference or fear of unfair legal treatment. Grand Jury A group of citizens that decides wether there is sufficient evidence to accuse someone of a crime. Violate To fail to keep or to break, as in a law. Section An area or division.
Censorship The banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or offensive ideas. Double jeopardy Putting someone on a trial for a crime of which he or she was previously acquitted. Specify To mention exactly or clearly. Gender A notation of the sex of a person.
Petition A formal request for government action. Due Process Following established legal procedures. Media A means of communication with large influence.
Slander Spoken untruths that are harmful to someone's reputation. Eminent Domain The right of government to take private property for public use. Imply To suggest something rather then directly state.
Libel Written untruths that are harmful to someone's reputation. Bail A sum of money used as a security deposit to ensure that an accused person returns to his or her trial. Discrimination Unfair treatment based on prejudice against a certain group.
Search Warrant A court order allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspect's home or business and take specific items as evidence. Suffrage The right to vote. Segregation The social separation of the races.
Indictment A formal charge by grand jury. Poll Tax A sum of money required of voters before they are permitted to cash a ballot. Civil Rights The rights of full citizenship and equality under the law.
violate To fail to keep or to break, as in a law. specify To mention exactly or clearly. Affirmative Action Programs intended to make up for past discrimination by helping by helping minority groups and women gain access to jobs and opportunities.
Proportion The size or amount of something in relation to something else or to a whole. Involve To take part in or include as a necessary component. Racial Profiling Singling out an individual as a suspect due to appearance of ethnicity.
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