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    Privacy, Surveillance and Constitutionalism in India This era has been termed as the digital age, where technology flourishes and new innovations come to light every day. This rapid expansion has blurred the lines between the private and public sphere, where issues of a personal nature become public with institutions trying to glean private information and utilize it to their ends. Now that the government’s scope of control over its citizens has increased with greater surveillance and tapping of

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    Kent State Massacre

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    The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions were authored in secret by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in response to the repressive Alien and Sedition Acts passed in 1798. In the opinion of Jefferson and Madison, the Acts were unjust. They also represented a major victory for the Federalists. By writing the Resolutions, Jefferson and Madison spearheaded the protests of those against the Alien and Sedition Acts and those in support of stronger states’ rights. Although

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    Michael v. Superior Court of Sonoma County This case debated the constitutionality of a law where men were always accountable for statutory rape if they had sex with a female under 18 even with consent and even if both parties were both under the age of 18. Also, this law did not hold women accountable for the same crime. Michael argued that under the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment both sexes were entitled to equal protection under the law, making this law a violation of the Constitution

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    challenging the constitutionality of the New York statute as applied in this case. Motion was denied. Convictions were affirmed by the Appellate Division. The New York Court of Appeals also affirmed. Respondents/defendants filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, which issued the writ. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed, holding that respondents had grounds to challenge the constitutionality of the

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    What is Constitutionality? Well constitutionality is the quality of being in accordance with a political constitution. Every law passed should remain constitutional or everything we’ve worked for will have meant nothing. There are rights and such that we need to uphold and the constitution reminds us of what they are. The Sedition Act of 1918 was an Act of the United States Congress that extended the Espionage Act of 1917 to cover a broader range of offenses, notably speech and the expression of

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    The Marshall Court

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    The life of every American citizen, whether they realize it or not, is influenced by one entity--the United States Supreme Court. This part of government ensures that the freedoms of the American people are protected by checking the laws that are passed by Congress and the actions taken by the President. While the judicial branch may have developed later than its counterparts, many of the powers the Supreme Court exercises required years of deliberation to perfect. In the early years of the Supreme

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    effects it can have on a person vary in both good and bad ways. While possibly fixing a person attitude and negative traits it may also alter one 's personality. Over time there has been arguments and court cases discussing the fairness and constitutionality of this movement. Dress codes and hair regulations have increased a great deal over time leading to more arguments over the controversy. Educators refuse to agree on the benefits of having a dress code within schools. Some say it creates a better

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    In 1962 the Supreme Court outlawed school-mandated prayer in public schools, ruling that it was unconstitutional ("School Prayer”). The next year, it banned non compulsory religious readings. Over the next 30 years, the Court would continue to protect American students from the establishment of religion in public schools while protecting the equality of all beliefs. But in 2000 when Atheist Dr. Michael Newdow filed against the Broward County school board for the use of the words “under God” in

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    based on its constitutionality. Synopsis of Rule of Law It is not fundamentally right for a physician to assist anyone in suicide according to the United States constitution. Facts It is criminal for anyone to knowingly aid and or cause a person to commit or attempt suicide in the state of Washington by its law. At the patients direction to withdrawal from life-sustaining treatment is however exempted under the state law. The statue was brought in to question based on its constitutionality and the right

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    legality of the death penalty and sparked my passion on this controversial topic. The death penalty must be abolished in America. It goes against everything this country has stood for since the beginning of its existence. The underlying issues of constitutionality, morality, failure of deterrence, irrevocable mistakes, bias, and cost are among the many reasons that all point to how ridiculous of a punishment the death penalty actually is. There are currently 32 states, including California, in America

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