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Chap 4

civil liberties the freedom to think and act without the government say
censorship the banning of printed materials.
petition a formal request for the interment action
slander spoken untruths that is harmful to someone reputation
libel written untruth that would be harmful.
search warrant a court order allowing law enforcement to search the person home
indictment a formal change by a grand jury
grand jury a group of citizens that deiced whether there is sufficient evidence to accuse some one of a crime
double jeopardy putting someone on tail for something he or she acquitted
due process following establish legal procedures
eminent domain the right of the government to take private property
bail a sum o money used to security deposit o ensure an accused person returns for his or her trail.
suffrage he right to vote
poll taxes a sum of money required of voters before they permitted to cast a ballot
discrimination unfair treatment based of a certain group.
segregation singling out an individual due to their ethnicity
civil rights the rights to full citizenship and equality under the law
affirmative action a program intended to make up for past discrimination by helping maintain groups
racial profiling singling out someone because of their appearance of ethnicity
Created by: somonnemclean