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2010 Florida Ballot Amendments Discussion

Analysis: People were becoming very emotional over the fourth amendment, & talks about other amendments

 

Doug Miles interviews Bradenton Times Editor Dennis Maley on the 2010 Florida Constitutional Amendment Initiatives...

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Introduction

The amendments i chose are amendments one, two, four, five, six, eight, thirteenth and fourteenth. Analyzing these amendments helped me learn how even though these amendments were written many years ago, people today are still trying to protect there rights, just like how they did back thens.

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Mississippi’s Ambiguous ‘Personhood’ Amendment

Analysis: As a legal matter, Mississippi’s proposed personhood amendment is profoundly ambiguous.

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Court Allows Dying Man’s Words to Be Used at Trial

Analysis: The Supreme Court’s 6-to-2 decision was a retreat from its recent embrace of a Sixth Amendment clause that guarantees criminal defendants the right to confront witnesses against them.

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Brady’s Mandate

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Analysis: The Supreme Court should strengthen prosecutors’ duty to disclose evidence to defendants. It is central to fundamental fairness in criminal cases.

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Trustee Is Sought for Records of Solyndra

Analysis: The Justice Department asked a federal court to appoint an overseer for a bankruptcy case after the company’s executive invoked their Fifth Amendment rights.

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Felons Finding It Easy to Regain Gun Rights

Analysis: Decades of lobbying have loosened laws, allowing felons to regain gun rights often with little or no review.

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U.F.C. Sues to Lift New York Ban on Mixed Martial Arts Fighting

Analysis: The complaint accuses New York State of violating the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s free speech rights, that is, banning live fighting to “squelch its expressive element.”...

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Push for ‘Personhood’ Amendments Is New Tack in Abortion Fight

Analysis: A constitutional amendment facing voters in Mississippi would declare a fertilized human egg to be a legal person, effectively branding abortion and some forms of birth control as murder.

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Court Bars Life Terms for Youths Who Haven’t Killed

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Analysis: The ruling forbids sentences of life without parole for juveniles who do not participate in homicides.

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"Teach Me The Amendments" - The Bill Of Rights

Analysis: The description of the amendments

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Book Review - Annotated Versions of the Constitution From Seth Lipsky and Jack N. Rakove - Review - NYTimes.com

Analysis: The journalist Seth Lipsky and the historian Jack N. Rakove mark up the United States Constitution.

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Supreme Court to Hear Cases Involving Bad Advice on Plea Deals

Analysis: Defendants have some recourse when they get incompetent representation at trial, and the justices are being asked to decide whether they have a similar guarantee in plea bargaining.

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End the Debt Limit

Analysis: The debt limit is not necessary, or good for the economy, and is now a political hand grenade.

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Solyndra Executives to Invoke Fifth Amendment Rights

Analysis: The top two executives of Solyndra say they will invoke their constitutional rights against self-incrimination at a Congressional hearing regarding the company’s bankruptcy.

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No Right to Bear Assault Weapons

Analysis: The ruling by the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to ban possession of assault weapons was careful and convincing.

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The Public Domain

Analysis: A strong and convincing lawsuit challenged Congress’s ability to restore copyright protection to foreign works that had been in the public domain for decades.

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Strip-Search Argument Before Supreme Court Justices

Analysis: A New Jersey case raises questions about who may be searched and how intrusive the search may be.

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Editorial - Imprisoning a Child for Life - NYTimes.com

Analysis: Sentencing children to life without the possibility of parole for a nonhomicide violates the Eighth Amendment.

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