Essays Tagged: "constitutional rights"

Gun control

a common, innocent sport. To enforce gun control throughout the nation, means violating a person's Constitutional rights. Although some people feel that the issue of gun control will limit crime, the ... tizen's right to own and bear firearms. Freedom to poses arms is a guaranteed citizen right. If the constitutional rights of a citizen are violated, it can be a complex issue. In the case of US vs. Mi ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Civil Rights

The civil rights movement was a period of time when blacks attempted to gain their constitutional rights of which they were being deprived. The movement has occurred from the 1950's t ... by law. In 1954, all nine Supreme Court justices declared having 'Separate but equal' schools was unconstitutional. So after many years, public schools were integrated. This helped the blacks because ...

(6 pages) 185 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Should Quebec (or other provinces) separate from Canada in order to best protect its constitutional rights?

Question: Should Quebec (or other provinces) separate from Canada in order to best protect its constitutional rights?In my opinion, all provinces in Canada, including Quebec should not separate. ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.1 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gun Control in the United States

ns in the groupagainst gun control believe that gun control is wrong, and that it is a violation of constitutional rights.Those in favor of gun control believe that gun control is good, that the Secon ... ll handgunpurposes, this law passed the House of Representatives in 1991, but part of it was ruledunconstitutional in 1994. Most recently there was the ban on assault weapons, which bans the saleand m ...

(5 pages) 301 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Unbelievers Versus Under God, In God We Trust and God Bless America

eals in California passed a ruling 2-1 that the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance was unconstitutional. This ruling came about when Michael Newdow, 49, objected to his daughter having to r ... that when Congress added the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954, it violated his constitutional rights as an atheist. Therefore, requiring his daughter to recite the Pledge of Alleg ...

(4 pages) 149 3 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Exclusionary Rule

States Supreme Courtstating that any and all evidence that is obtained in violation of a citizen's constitutional rights by government and law enforcement officers or their agents, will be inadmissib ... create a deterrence for law enforcement officers and other government officials from violating the constitutional rights of suspects by removing the incentive for obtaining illegally seized evidence. ...

(5 pages) 390 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Should students who participate in extracurricular activities be subjected to random drug testing?

from students, parents, and administrators. They argue that random drug testing infringes on their constitutional rights. However, random drug testing should be protected by the Fourth and the Fourte ... l rights, even the right of liberty in its narrowest sense. Although public students retain certain constitutional rights, the public school system maintains an elevated power over its students (McCra ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Should video cameras be placed in public areas of schools to help protect students from school violence?

effect tough safety and drug policies in the schools and against any extension of the current scant constitutional rights students enjoy. As the preoccupation with drugs and gang paraphernalia in the ...

(1 pages) 63 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gun Control is Not the Answer.

ing a common, innocent sport. To enforce guncontrol throughout the nation, means violating a personsConstitutional rights. Although some people feel that the issue of guncontrol will limit crime, the ... citizens right to own and bearfirearms. Freedom to poses arms is a guaranteed citizen right. If theconstitutional rights of a citizen are violated, it can be a complexissue. In the case of US vs Mill ...

(2 pages) 170 2 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Organized Labor Laws and their history in U.S., covers past, present, and prospective future...3 pages

mmigrants, slaves and children and they were easily exploited by many factory owners. Slaves had no constitutional rights and were treated at the will of their owners.Immigrants lacking the funds for ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Homeland Security.

immediately following the attack, you wonder how much more secure can you be without violating our constitutional rights and freedoms.From airports to water ways we have added security. When you go t ...

(1 pages) 199 3 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Is Roe Viable?

t forth against the state of Texas in Roe v Wade, there were alleged infractions against 5 of Roe's constitutional rights. These were against her 1st, 4th, 5th, 9th, and 14th amendment rights. Althoug ... f the laws. This is the Amendment Justice Blackmun cited as making the Texas law against Abortion unconstitutional. The wording of this amendment would seem to imply that rights are not assumed until ...

(3 pages) 61 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

AN example where the bill of rights have been violated!

oded the rights and liberties that define American society. There have been egregious violations of Constitutional rights and international law related to the government response to the attacks of one ... xecutive Orders and not compromising with the other two branches resulting in seriously compromised constitutional guarantees of both citizens and non-citizens.Example of Bill of rightsThe previous ex ...

(2 pages) 76 2 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is an essay about the internment of the men at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and the court proceedings which took place afterward

e go to extreme measures to keep ourselves safe, even if it means that we are giving up some of our Constitutional rights. We have even gone to such actions as the declaration of war on Iraq, the heig ... at the Plaintiffs and Petitioners do not have qualified access to our courts (p.19). Also, "certain constitutional protections available to persons inside the United States are unavailable to aliens o ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Privacy vs safety. this essay is about exactly what the title says, such as in schools and so forth. relating it to 1st amendment and problems that occur. pro privacy

chool. Many back the Supreme Court's decision in 1969, that states that "students do not shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or the protection of privacy at the schoolhouse gate." Bu ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Japanese Internment and the Animosity that Lead up to it

le in recent generations, as well as people today, realize that it is not fair to deny people their constitutional rights or discriminate against someone for reasons such as ethnicity, nationality, or ... dent Franklin Roosevelt issued executive order 9066, which permitted the military to circumvent the constitutional safeguards of American citizens in the name of national defense ( ...

(7 pages) 113 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of Malcolm X's "Ballot or Bullet" speech

e made the point that African-Americans were treated as second class citizens: they were denied the constitutional rights that they deserved. Malcolm X also spoke about the "back pay" (2) that white A ...

(5 pages) 30021 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Criminal Justice/ DIscuss the Bill of rights and their court cases and how they are applied today

minals. During the 1950's and 1960's, one of the most pressing questions was; "whether suspects had constitutional rights ...[and] and when those rights could be exercised".The fourth amendment ... and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Because the petitioner's case had been selected under invalid constitutional provision, the case was remanded to the trial court. The fist time this case had been ...

(3 pages) 158 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Same Sex Marriage

othing whatever to do with the ecclesiastical origins of marriage; they are excluded from the state constitutional rights that only legal married couples can enjoy. Ever since Vermont and Hawaii made ... gal incidents thereof be conferred upon unmarried couples or groups" (Bork 1). There shouldn't be a constitutional definition of marriage. If we are to be a country that claims to protect citizens' ba ...

(7 pages) 130 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Martha isn't guilty"

hat she refused to testify on her own behalf hurt the outcome of her fate. She was protected by her constitutional rights; however, the jury always wants to her what you have to say. Martha probably d ...

(2 pages) 53 2 2.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers