a sum of money used as a security deposit to ensure that an accused person returns for his or her trial
the banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or offensive ideas
putting someone on trial for a crime of which he or she was previously acquitted
established legal procedures for the arrest and trial of an accused criminal
the power of the government to take private property for public use
Clause in the First Amendment that says the government may not establish an official religion.
a first amendment provision that prohibits government from interfering with the practice of religion.
false and defamatory printed (or written) statement
formal request to someone in authority, usually written and signed by a group of people
a court order allowing law enforcement officers to search a suspects home or business and take specific items as evidence
words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another