constitution


The Supreme Court

Slavery Overview

Slavery within the United States represents a time that will remain a distinct imprint upon the minds of all governing bodies. It is described as the forcing of individuals to
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Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
In 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and as a result, any prior discrimination of minorities was ruled to be unconstitutional.
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Contracts Clause Explained

Article 1 of the United States Constitution - within its ten sections - establishes the collective rights of all legislative bodies in the United States, such as Congress, the House
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What Are Monopolies

    What Are Monopolies
A monopoly may be defined as one entity being the sole supplier of a particular product or service, thus leaving no room for others to partake in such business enterprises.
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Supreme Court Definition of Freedom of Speech

The recent judicial history of the Supreme Court has seen a broad definition held of the right to freedom of
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The Supreme Court Overview

Background of The Supreme CourtThe United States Constitution provides for the existence of the Supreme Court in general terms, as
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Issue of Freedom of Religion Explained

The 1990 Supreme Court decision of the case of Employment Division v. Smith addressed the application of the right to
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Understanding Habeas Corpus

Article I of the Constitution provides the right to habeas corpus, through which a person may issue a writ against
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The Fourteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth Amendment was passed in July 1868 and is one of the so-called Reconstruction Amendments, also including the Thirteenth and Fifteenth,
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What You Need to Know About International Law

The practice of international law can impinge on cases taken on and decisions made by the U.S. Supreme Court both in reference to legal controversies which span international borders and
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