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    A constitutional right?

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    A constitutional Right? Carl T Bogus, the author of a 1992 article, “ The Strong Case for Gun Control”, explains to the reader of the importance and relevance of tougher and more strict gun control laws in local governments today. Bogus begins by telling of the recent rise in school shootings and violent crimes in the united states. He explains that in 1998, more than four thousand children were killed by guns, and it took a string of school related shootings to bring that fact to the attention

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    Affirmative Action Violates Constitutional Rights In 2003, the United States Supreme Court will hear two affirmative action cases. Each is dealing with the actions of the admissions office of the University of Michigan. The cases, Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger, have been called "this generation's Brown v. Board of Education." (Montoya.) These cases have much hanging in their mists, "The outcome of … affirmative action cases will determine whether our society moves forward towards

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    Constitutional Rights of Worship

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    Introduction In her obiter dicta of Kruger v Commonwealth, Gaudron J (in dissent) made an interesting argument concerning constitutional guarantees of freedom of religion (s. 116). She said that the Commonwealth can infringe on these guarantees in order to perform a needful government action. Gaudron stated this in reference to section 116 of the Constitution and in context of the Stolen Generations. Gaudron reveals an interesting trend in the Commonwealth today showing a disregard towards religious

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    unfiltered? Since 1927 the government has controlled what goes on and off the air, and in 1934 the Federal Communications Center (FCC) was created to monitor and filter all music that is released to the public. This censorship is in violation of constitutional rights according to the first amendment, this specific topic of controversy has not taken full affect, yet. However, in Syria many musicians are being scouted, fined, and even jailed for simply trying to express themselves. In addition, the progression

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    Abused Constitutional Rights by the Chinese Government The Chinese government abuses the legal process and ignores many fundamental human rights of its citizens. This is evidenced by the underrepresentation of women by their government, citizens’ religious lives being controlled, and censorship of freedom of speech granted to their citizens in their constitution. The Chinese government restricts the human rights of its citizens to protect their image from being damaged. Female activists face unlawful

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    years ago our founding fathers met to emplace a Constitution that would carry ow country for centuries to come. Set in place to bring many rights to all American citizens, the Constitution is truly an amazing document. Four of the most important and influential fruits of the Constitution are its equality laws, freedom laws, freedom of speech laws, and the right of every citizen to vote' We must simply look into our history to see the affects of inequality, when slavery and discrimination against

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    that go back to English common law. The right of petition are often forgotten when people are asked to recite the rights guaranteed in the First Amendment. Up till now, this right could arguably be credited with providing the foundation for all other First Amendment rights. In this paper, I will analyze the evolution of individual rights and liberties in England, and in the Colonies, and States of the Confederation during the years preceding the Constitutional Convention. In the year 1215, at a place

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    A Constitutional Framework: The Relationship of Supreme Power and Individual Rights in the Second Treatise The supremacy of legislative power is a deceptive phrase in the Second Treatise. If one were to follow Locke’s blueprint for the original formation of the commonwealth closely, it would become apparent that supreme power in political society rests with the people, not the legislature, because ultimately, there must be a constitution that is written by the people. In order to most clearly

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    ultimately the only recourse to prevent future holocausts is to subdue human prejudice through the judicial system. The Center for Constitutional Rights, known as CCR, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of human rights through litigation. This organization and others with the same purposes and goals are immensely important in defining human rights and in preventing future holocausts. Government is an institution vital to human existence because it helps combat the evil side

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    Code of Ethics

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    enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality and justice. I will keep my private life unsullied as an example to all; maintain courageous calm in the face of danger, scorn or ridicule; develop self-restraint; and to be constantly mindful of the welfare

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