To put it in easier term civil liberties are things the government can’t do that interfere with a person freedom. For example, the first amendment of the Bill of Rights says the government can’t mess with someone religion or interfere with their practices. 3 Amendment 1 gives the individual liberty from the actions of the government. 2 Civil Rights are curbs on the power of majorities to make decision that would benefit some at the expense of others. To keep in simple terms government made rights where citizens have equal right, and to protect discrimination by
Harvey 1 Greg Harvey Professor Sharifian GOVT 2305-73012 February 11, 2018 Civil Rights vs Civil Liberties Many people, including myself struggle with the difference between civil rights and civil liberties. When I first started my research, I was still struggling with the differences. Civil liberties are much easier for me to grasp than civil rights. 1 Civil liberties have a very clear definition. According to UShistory.org, “Civil liberties are protections against government actions”.
Khand 3 1 Khand Diya Professor Sharifian GOVT-2305-73431 11th Feb 2018 Civil rights and Civil Liberties “It is a fair summary of constitutional history that the landmarks of our liberties have often been forged in cases involving not very nice people” (www.ushistory.org). However, the role that they played are the result of many civil rights and civil liberties that Americans enjoy today. 2 Civil rights and civil liberties are kind a same but holding a different values and terms. Both of these words come across as being the declaration of Independence and the bill of rights. But, both refer to the different kinds of rights and guarantees.
When the Bill of Rights was adopted into the Constitution it was became the fundamental rights of all citizens in 1791. Purpose of Document Finish A bill of rights is a list of the most important rights to the citizens of a country. The purpose is to protect those rights against violation from public officials and or private citizens. The Bill of Rights was needed for the people to have their rights. In the 9th Amendment it states that we also have rights that aren’t mentioned or specifically listed.
The Eighth Amendment (Amendment VIII) of the United States Constitution prohibits the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines, or cruel and unusual punishment. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that this amendment 's Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause also applies to the states. The phrases in this amendment originated in the English Bill of Rights of 1689. This amendment was adopted on December 15, 1791, along with the rest of the United States Bill of Rights. To begin with, the Eighth Amendment was adopted, as part of the Bill of Rights, in 1791.
If the officers had used the correct process and made Miranda aware of his right to remain silent, his confession could have been used in trial. Since his confession could not be used, Miranda was not convicted. These, although very different, cases both support that due process holds the upmost importance in
A person has the right to be secure in their own person. This privacy extended to the 14th amendment. The 9th Amendment is interpreted as justification to protect privacy in ways not specifically mentioned in the Constitution. Lastly, the 14th Amendment prevents states from denying its citizens their fundamental rights of life and liberty without due process. In this Amendment the right of liberty represents the right to privacy.
Constitutional review is vital. It is the power of an establishment to nullify legislation, government decisions, and other acts of the command that violate constitutional rules, such as rights. It has been created in order to defend the omnipotence of the constitution and the rights contained within. Since Entdeckungland now will focus on the rights of the people and become a minimalist democracy, the promises for human rights to the people must be upheld, thereby possessing the need for this type of review. The new nation will follow the American Model of constitutional review, suggesting that any law can be declared unconstitutional by any judge at any time.
Plays on an event that would lead to once again, a reduction of state powers. Robert Yates contends that “whatever government we adopt, it ought to be a free one; that it should be so framed as to secure the liberty of the citizens of America, and such a one to admit of a full, fair, and equal representation of the people.” This helped to add the Bill of Rights to the Constitution. The amendments would put the anti-federalist at ease. It would ensure that the government would not be able to restrict the people. Robert Yates also added that the language needed to be less ambiguous.
Even though there could be a refute with the evidence saying Adnan was guilty, there is too little to make a strong case with no question or hard evidence counteracting why he is innocent. There are crossroads with the Jay Wilds- a friend of Adnan 's at the time hearing, along with the cellphone records. “Jay 's story wasn 't just the foundation of the state 's case against Adnan. It was the state 's case against Adnan”(Sarah Kenick). Adnan Syed was wrongfully convicted due to unsettled answers and evidence in the hearings of Jay Wilds and contradicting cellphone records.
Later, the due process clause was used to merge the Bill of Rights to the states. The idea behind due process is that states cannot abolish citizen’s liberties without due process. Liberty comprises of the freedom of speech, press and religion and the right to an attorney if one is suspected of breaking the law. Today, states are unable to seize freedom from individuals. The Supreme Court has used the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment to say that the Bill of Rights encompasses not only the states as well as the federal government.
Civil liberties are freedoms stated in the Bill of rights that protect the people from unreasonable government interference while Civil rights guarantees protection by the government to protect an individual from another. When the Bills of Rights was made it was not created as a list of guaranteed rights for citizens but simply made to state what things the government was not allowed to interfere with (Steve Mount).Although some may say that the U.S constitution did not need to include a specific listing of civil rights and liberties because it was unnecessary, I would have to disagree. The Bill of Rights is in my opinion not specific enough to protect the rights of the people the way it should. It simply just states what cannot be interfered