Government Hw Essay

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Tahia Hossain Government Homework
HW # 39 Due Friday January 4

Read 547-553
Define The terms listed in the Political Dictionary
Libel – false and malicious use of printed words
Slander- false and malicious use of spoken words
Sedition- the crime of attempting to overthrow the government by force or to disrupt its lawful activities by violent acts.
Seditious speech- the advocating, or urging, of an attempt to overthrow the government by force or to disrupt its lawful activities with violence.
Prior restraint- the government cannot curb ideas before they are expressed
Shield law- a law which gives reporters some protection against having to disclose their sources or reveal other confidential information in legal proceedings
Symbolic speech- expression by conduct, communicating ideas through facial expressions, body language or by carrying a sign or wearing an arm band.
Picketing- patrolling of business site by workers who are on strike.

Tahia Hossain
HW # 40 Read 555-558 Define the terms listed in the Political Dictionary
Assemble- to gather with one another in order to express views on public matters.
Content neutral- the government may not regulate assemblies on the basis on what might be said
Right of association- the right to associate with others to promote political, economic, and other social causes.

Tahia Hossain
HW # 41 Read 564-568
Define The terms listed in the Political Dictionary
Due process- the government must act fairly and in accord with established rules in all that it drops
Substantive due…