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Constitutional Rights

Myths and Realities

by Christopher E. Smith

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts & procedure,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Criminal law,
  • Social Science,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Constitutional,
  • Criminology,
  • Law / Criminal Procedure,
  • Constitutional amendments,
  • Criminal Procedure,
  • Civil rights,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7786637M
    ISBN 100534639658
    ISBN 109780534639655

    The U.S. Constitution—especially the Bill of Rights—spells out individuals’ basic civil rights. The Supreme Court has also recognized other fundamental rights that are included in the concept of liberty. Individuals in the United States enjoy a number of . Get this from a library! The constitutional rights of children: in re Gault and juvenile justice. [David Spinoza Tanenhaus] -- "When fifteen-year-old Gerald Gault of Globe, Arizona, allegedly made an obscene phone call to a neighbor, he was arrested by the local police, tried in a proceeding that did not require his.

      Inmates also have the right to be free, under the Eighth Amendment of "cruel and unusual" punishment; the term noted by the Supreme Court is any punishment that can be considered inhumane treatment or that violates the basic concept of a person's dignity may be found to be cruel and unusual. For example, an inmate held in a year-old prison. WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION“A Best Book of ”—The New York Times, The Washington Post, People Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, and Kirkus ReviewsIn a thrilling dramatic narrative, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.

    Constitutional Rights explains these and other rights contained in one of America\'s key founding documents.\"--Publisher\'s website.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" The making of the US Constitution -- Freedom of religion and speech -- Right to bear arms -- Right to privacy -- Rights in court -- Civil rights. ensured that portions of the Bill of Rights were enforceable against the states and not just the federal government. One by one, rights have been enumerated by the Supreme Court as worthy of constitutional protection regardless of whether governmental interference is the result of state or federal action. Such rights.


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The rights of those accused of a crime are spelled out in four of the ten constitutional amendments that make up the Bill of Rights (Amendments Four, Five, Six, and Eight). For the most part, these amendments have been held to apply.

In that case, a pastor argued that a mandatory smallpox vaccination violated his constitutional rights. The Supreme Court sided with Massachusetts but framed its Author: Evan Gerstmann. Constitutional Rights Quotes Quotes tagged as "constitutional-rights" Showing of 29 “If you both own a gun and a swimming pool in your backyard, the swimming pool is about times more likely to kill a child than the gun is.”.

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All constitutional rights are expressly stipulated and written in a consolidated national constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, meaning that any other laws which are in contradiction with it are considered unconstitutional .The first ten amendments became known as the Bill of Rights, which includes many of the freedoms we associate so closely with the United States - such as freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press.

These constitutional rights protect the lives of individuals from interference by the government.