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Inmate Rights

2012 The Rights that Inmates Possess Upon entering prison, inmates will lose most of their right as a free citizen. Although most of our rights afforded to us are a result of how we live our lives here in the United States, some of our rights still are maintained within the prison walls. These rights are listed within the First, Fourth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendment. The First amendment states we have the right to freedom of speech, press, and religion. The Fourth amendment states we have...

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Right to Council Unit 7

Assignment Judge Kent May 7, 2012 The roots for the right to council go back quite a ways. This right to counsel for the defendant pertains to those who cannot afford to pay fees for a private lawyer. Let’s take a trip back down memory lane as these rights can be found more than a century ago. The Webb v. Baird decision in 1853, however, was the exception rather than the rule in the states. In Webb v. Baird, the Indiana Supreme Court recognized a right to an attorney at public expense for an indigent...

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The American Civilian and the Right to Bear Arms

Civilian and the Right to Bear Arms. Brady Blackner November, 30, 2010 Communications 215 Instructor: Barbara Lach-Smith The American Civilian and the Right to Bear Arms In the Bill of Rights, under the Second Amendment, it states “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed” (Government Printing Office, 1996, p. 1193). This amendment is often referred to as “The right to bear arms.” ...

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United States Constitution and Dwight Dexter Case

Stephen Cen Amer Democ 6th period In The Supreme Court of the United States Dexter (Petitioner) v. Michigan State Prosecutor (Respondent) On Writ of Certiorari To the Supreme Court of the United States BRIEF AMICUS CURIAE OF THE Criminal Bar Association In Support of Petitioner Dwight Dexter’s rights were not upheld in criminal justice system. Sheriff Dodd had searched Dwight’s car without a warrant or consent, violating Dwight's protection from search and...

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Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Vocabulary and Court Case Study Guide

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties: Civil liberties: the legal constitutional protections against government. Although our civil liberties are formally set down in the Bill of Rights, the courts, police, and legislature define their meaning. Bill of Rights: the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which define such basic liberties as freedom of religion, speech, and press and guarantee defendants’ rights. First Amendment: the constitutional amendment that establishes the four great...

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Us Constitution and the Right to Privacy

contain a specific right to privacy but the Bill of Rights does imply it. The ninth amendment of the Bill of Rights reads “the bill of rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage other rights retained by the people”. This amendment states that the rights of the people that are not specifically named are still equally important as the ones that are. Since the constitution does not give the government the right to violate privacy, it is said to be the same as retaining the right to privacy for...

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Prisoners Rights

with Prisoner Rights As we evolved into a more civilized society many things changed. Medicine became better; schools and education improved, and treatment of our prisoners became more humane. The constitution of our country clearly prohibits the use of cruel and unusual punishment. No longer would captors be allowed torture that captive with iron maidens or contraptions of the like. These basic rules seem obvious to us today, but they represent the foundation of prisoner rights, the idea that...

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Inmates Rights Paper

Inmates Rights Paper University of Phoenix CJA204/Introduction to Criminal Justice April 20, 2011 Inmates Rights Paper Prisoner rights operate under the understanding that although a prisoner will be deprived of his or her freedom he or she will still be entitled to basic human rights, and these rights must not be infringed upon. Prisoner rights are an important set of checks and balances to help avoid illegal activity and regulate the actions of the corrections department in the criminal...

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the right to keep and bear arms

 The Right to Bear Arms Chad Hill American Government Maj. David Thorneloe January 09, 2014 The right to bear arms is the most important liberty to American citizens. It allows people to protect themselves from other people and the government. Even though firearm technology has vastly improved the fundamental right remains. The founding fathers had the foresight so see this and call it arms. Even in the late 17thand early 1800 century fire arms where even...

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The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

The Right To Keep And Bear Arms Thursday, 19 August, 1996 "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed" (Bill of Rights, Article II). This seemingly simple phrase is probably the source of more debate and argument than any other single sentence in American history. The argument is not black or white, pro or con. Rather, it encompasses many shades of gray. At the one end of the spectrum you have...

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