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Yes, housing is a civil right

Miriam Webster defines civil rights as “the rights of personal liberty guaranteed to U.S. citizens by the 13th and 14th amendments to the Constitution and by acts of Congress.” 400 more words

The Second Bill of Rights

The United States always has been an experiment in democracy.

Not everyone had the freedoms we all have today; and some argue that Americans still don’t. 645 more words


No Absolute Right to Privacy


FBI Director for the next decade, James Comey, has informed us via a speech he gave this week that there is no absolute right to privacy in the United States.  163 more words


Court creates exception to no-impeachment rule for racial animus

Defendants have a right to an impartial jury, according to the Sixth Amendment, but state and federal laws tend to prohibit digging into jury deliberations to find signs of bias. 1,476 more words

Case Analysis

Jim Crow lynchings -White heroes?

During the Reconstruction era in the 1860’s, the United States history was blackened by the Jim Crow laws after the passing of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the Constitution of the United States, and the nationwide lynching of blacks for violation of “white” laws.   306 more words

BHM 2017 Day 5 -- Going back in Time: The 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments

Hi folks,

Sorry for the delay. Work has been a bear. I wanted to take a few minutes to go back in time and go over the 13th-15th amendments and the miracle of getting them passed. 1,692 more words

An Analysis of Government Programs Used to Assist Marginalized Groups

For Law Studies, assignment 4.14, by Sarah Knezel

    To analyze the use of Affirmative Action & other forms of policies that attempt to help marginalized people, you have to analyze the official amendments and definitions regarding these social services. 1,040 more words

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