POL 2301_3 Part Question

POL 2301_3 Part Question

1.) Journal Entry – Must be at least 250 words in length. No references or citations are necessary

The Bill of Rights provides protection from unreasonable and arbitrary governmental interference for several civil liberties such as freedom of speech and press. If you were able to add an additional freedom to the Bill of Rights, what would it be? Explain the impact you think it would have on your life and those around you.

2.) Must be at least 100 words in length.

Define and distinguish between civil rights and civil liberties.

3.) Must be at least 250 words in length.

The U.S. Constitution does not create a specific right to privacy. However, citizens of the United States enjoy privacy rights in their physical person, property, and communications. What does a right to privacy mean, and how have U.S. citizens come to have this right? Include in your response relevant amendments and at least two U.S. Supreme Court cases.


Requirements: At least 200 words in length on #1 & #3 / at least 75 words in length on #2


Answer preview

One of the additions I would have for the bill of rights is to include the right of constituents to approve or disapprove salary and remuneration benefits for leaders in Congress. This would mean that constituents would have a say in the addition of compensation benefits and salary increments for their elected leaders. To make the process less bureaucratic and avoid the pitfall of delayed decision-making, the law would require constituents’ consent for major increments, which would put a significant demand on taxpayers’ revenue.

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