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Establishment Clause Relinquished or given up
Grand Jury A gathering of people for a common purpose
Ex post facto The loss of citizenship though due process of law
Exclusionary rule The rule that any illegally obtained evidence cannot br used at the court trial of the person from whom the evidence was seized
Due Process The suppression of material deemed objectionable on moral, political, or other grounds
Parole Disrespect for or willful disobedience of Congress
Parochial schools A part of the First Amendment that prohibits the establishment of a church officially supported by the federal government
Assembly The methods used by law enforcement officials to look for and collect evidence they need to convict individuals suspected of crimes as referred to the Fourth Amendment
Petitions Deprive or diminish
Contempt The practice of spying to obtain information about the plans and activities of a foreign power
Shield Law A provision in the Constitution that states that the law must be carried out in a fair and orderly manner
Symbolic speech The constitutional requirement that the government may not act unfair or arbitrarily
Sentence Money that a prisoner may be required to deposit with a court to obtain his or her release and to guarantee that he or she will appear in court at a designated time
Bad-tendency rule A jury that cannot agree unanimously on a verdict
Free exercise clause The provision of the First Amendment that guarantees the free exercise of religion
Espionage Legislative act that inflicts punishment on particular persons or groups without granting them the right to trial
Seditious speech espionage The punishment imposed by a court of law on an individual who is found guilty of a crime
Abridging The suspension of a criminal sentence by a judge on the grounds that the individual maintain good behavior and be supervised by a probation officer for a specified period of time
Waived A verb expression of opinions, ideas, or beliefs combined with some sort of action such as marching or demonstrating
Mistrial Sufficient evidence to believe that a crime has been committed
Search and seizure The suppression of material deemed objectionable on moral, political, or other grounds
Speech Plus Laws that protected reporters in courts of law against disclosing their sources and revealing other confidential information
Procedural due process A trial that is canceled because the judge believes it has not been fair in some way
Self-incrimination The obligation that rests with the prosecution to prove whether a defendant is guilty of a crime
Bench trial A primary or secondary school supported by a religious organization
Civil liberties Defamation of character in writing
Burden of Proof Criminal cases in which the sentence might involve death penalty
Censorship Providing damaging information or testimony against oneself in a court of law
Clear and present danger rule A criminal law that made certain acts before the laws were passed
Probation The expressionof beliefs, opinions, or ideas though forms other than speech or print
Capital cases A trial before a judge, without a jury
Hung jury An order issued by a court authorizing a public official to proceed in a specified manner, such as a search warrant
Bail A request that individuals submit to government officials
Denaturalization Individual rights protected by the constitution against the powers of the government
Bill of attainder Speech intended to promote resistance to lawful authority and that especially advocates the violent overthrow of a government
Censorship The rule or test, first proposed by Justice Oliver Wendell Homes, which holds that free speech cannot be limited unless it clearly endangers the society the government is designed to protect
Libel A jury, consisting of six to twenty-three persons, that hears criminal charges against individuals and determines whether or there is enough evidence to justify holding a trial
Warrant The doctrine holding that speech, religious practice, or other First Amendment freedoms may be permissibly curtailed if such expressions might lead to some "evil"
Probable cause The release of a prisoner before the completion of his or her prison sentence

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