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  • Eighth And Fourteenth Amendment Rights
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    Defendant Mumia Abu-Jamal Regarding the jury and Judge Sabo on behalf of the defendant Mumia Abu-Jamal, we would like to exploit the fact that his constitutional rights have been violated. Mumia Abu-Jamal is for certain victim of constitutional right violations in his trial, sentencing, and post-conviction proceedings. The citing of Constitutional amendments refers to rights based on these amendments as interpreted by the courts. The State manipulated two purported eyewitnesses to falsely identi...
  • Equal Protection Key Part Of The Fourteenth Amendment
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    EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE Latin school especially, as well as throughout our daily lives, we learn in America to live by the idea of freedom and equality for all. We do not allow race, class, or creed to determine a person's stature in the community. It may seem as if this is the standard of society, but these ideas of equality have been fought over since the beginning of written history, and even in America today, prejudice still exists. To address these and similar problems, the founding fath...
  • Fourteenth And Fifteenth Amendments
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    Reconstruction was successful politically in its attempts to solve the problems of how to deal with the newly freed slaves and how to bring the seceded states back into the Union after the Civil War; however, many of these methods were unsuccessful or had no effect socially or economically. Some solutions determined by Reconstruction included: the passage of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments; the Freedmens Bureau; the Reconstruction Act of 1837, the Civil Rights Act, and the E...
  • Emancipation Proclamation
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    There is much discussion about Lincoln's order abolishing slavery in the states "in rebellion". Though the Emancipation Proclamation did not free any slaves right out nor make any drastic changes it was a very necessary, very big step taken. Lincoln began an essential phase that the country had to get through in order for slavery to ever be abolished. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation was very important not much freedom truly occurred. Lincoln's famous document actually freed no slaves. ...
  • Southern Ratification Of The Fourteenth Amendment
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    Jon Pennington Dr. J.P. Girard U.S. Survey -1865- Present The Fourteenth Amendment No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law... The Fourteenth Amendment was initially ratified to safeguard the newly emancipated citizen from the annulment of his rights by the Southern states. To strengthen and protect the African American,...
  • Supporter Of The Fourteenth Amendment
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    Legal scholar Gene Healy has made a powerful argument in favor of abolishing the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. When a fair vote was taken on it in 1865, in the aftermath of the War for Southern Independence, it was rejected by the Southern states and all the border states. Failing to secure the necessary three-fourths of the states, the Republican party, which controlled Congress, passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867 which placed the entire South under military rule. The purpose ...
  • Due Process Clause Of The 14th Amendment
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote about adultery in The Scarlet Letter, but the "A" word these days is abortion. People often break off friendships, ostracize each other, and are intolerant of others having different opinions on this subject. This is sad, because we can all learn from each other. The rest of this abortion essay is divided into two parts. First is a general discussion mentioning some legal issues. Then the legal issues will be discussed in more detail. Be aware that some of the following...

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