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Is the current tardy policy fair?. You have been given a detention. You feel that the detention is undeserved. By what process can you attempt to demonstrate that you should not have to serve the detention?. Due Process.

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Is the current tardy policy fair?


You have been given a detention. You feel that the detention is undeserved. By what process can you attempt to demonstrate that you should not have to serve the detention?


Due Process

  • Procedural due process – government must act fairly and according to the rules in dealing with citizens and enforcing laws


Due Process

  • Procedural due process

  • Substantive due process – laws made by the government must be fair


Is the following law “fair”?:

Blonde haired, blue eyed women will no longer be allowed to have a driver’s license.


Right to Privacy

Where in the constitution do the words “right to privacy” appear?


Right to Privacy

  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)

  • government cannot regulate what goes on in the bedroom of married couples

  • A right to privacy is in the “penumbras” of rights in the constitution


Right to Privacy

  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)

  • Roe v. Wade (1973)

    • Privacy right established in Griswold includes right to an abortion


Right to Privacy

  • Roe v. Wade (1973)

    • Trimester one: states cannot limit abortion in any way

    • Trimester two: states may reasonably regulate but not prohibit abortion


Right to Privacy

  • Roe v. Wade (1973)

    • Trimester three: states may prohibit abortion except those necessary to preserve the life and health of the mother


Right to Privacy

  • Roe v. Wade (1973)

  • Limits to Roe

    • States can require parental consent

    • States can require waiting periods


Right to Privacy

  • Roe v. Wade (1973)

  • Limits to Roe

    • States cannot require husband to be notified

    • Partial birth ban is constitutional


Right to Keep and Bear Arms

  • Washington D.C. v. Heller – there is an individual right to bear arms


Security of Home and Persons

  • Two ways a legal search can occur:

  • Search warrant obtained based on probable cause


Security of Home and Persons

  • Two ways a legal search can occur:

  • Search warrant obtained based on probable cause

  • Probable cause

    • Evidence in plain view

    • Informational roadblocks

    • As part of an arrest


Searches and Seizures

  • Exclusionary rule

    • Weeks v. United States

    • Mapp v. Ohio

    • Exceptions

      • Inevitable discovery

      • Good-faith effort

      • Honest mistakes


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