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What are Jim Crow Laws?

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Jim Crowe laws were hate fueled laws that legalized segregation of and discrimination against African Americans after the United

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Patriot Act

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Undeniably, the Patriot Act – for good or bad – has been the focus of a large amount of controversy since it

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Abortion Laws

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In 1973, the Supreme Court clarified the legal rights to an abortion; under the Bill of Right’s Right

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Public Figures

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With respect to certain privacy rights, public figures – such as the President of the United States or

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Right to Die

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There seems to be a common threat in most right to privacy issues, which is that they

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Right To Privacy Overview

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There is no actual language in the Constitution that gives Americans the right to privacy; indeed,

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Civil Rights Overview

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Civil Rights Law – or civil liberties – derive themselves in the original Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to

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Flag Burning & the 1st Amendment

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Believe it or not, and whether you like it or not, flag burning is a legal form of

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Freedom of Information Act

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The Freedom of Information Act permits regular individuals, businesses, and media to write and request certain information from government institutions.

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Right to Privacy

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