• Eminent Domain – Full Video
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    Eminent Domain – Full Video

    The citizens have a deep concern about eminent domain being misused. Well back up, we’ve never taken anybody’s home. They were scared, they were afraid, you mean we’re going to lose our job? Abuses such as these happen and it’s important to understand that. When they go home, that’s their place of refuge, that’s their sanctuary. That’s sacred to them. It should be over, but it’s not. A man’s home is his castle. Okay, I know it sounds kind of cliche, but for anyone who actually owns a home, it really is true. Homeowners take great pride in the fact that they can do whatever they want with their homes,…

  • Eminent Domain – Main Video Preview
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    Eminent Domain – Main Video Preview

    (Music) CARRA: “A man’s home is his castle.” Okay, I know it sounds kind of cliché, but for anyone who actually owns a home, it really is true. Homeowners take great pride in the fact that they can do whatever they want with their homes without interference from anyone else, including the government. But are they right? In fact, there’s something in the constitution called eminent domain that gives governments the power to take your property even if you don’t want to sell. (Music) PERSON ON STREET: Eminent Domain? PERSON ON STREET: Define Eminent Domain? PERSON ON STREET: Eminent Domain? PERSON ON STREET: I’m going to let him speak first.…

  • Is Money Speech?
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    Is Money Speech?

    >>EUGENE VOLOKH: Is money speech? Say the government says you can publish a newspaper but only if you spend less than $1,000 or even $1,000,000 to do it. Or, you can build a church, but only if it costs less than $1,000. Or, you can hire a lawyer to defend you in a criminal trial, but you can’t spend more than $1,000. All of these would be obviously unconstitutional. Why? Because money is the press? Or money is religion? Or money is a lawyer? Obviously not. Instead, it is because restricting spending money to exercise a Constitutional right: press, religion, counsel, unconstitutionally interferes with that right. The same is true…

  • Bill of Rights by Shmoop
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    Bill of Rights by Shmoop

    The Bill of Rights, a la Shmoop: If the Bill is wrong, I don’t want to be Right. The first ten amendments to the US Constitution are commonly referred to as the Bill of Rights. This is a bill that actually won’t give your parents a headache. Things like “Freedom of Speech,” “The Right to Bear Arms,” “Freedom from Cruel and Unusual Punishment”… …were considered among the ten most important rights we could have. Little known fact: the right to arm bears just missed the cut. But a whole lot has changed since the late 1700s. We have rights for women and minorities, overpopulation, pollution, and reality TV. If you…

  • Third amendment explained: learn about what the third amendment is!
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    Third amendment explained: learn about what the third amendment is!

    third amendment allows the government to put soldiers in your home can this and will this affect you stay tuned because in this video I’m going to explain to you if you have to worry about soldiers living in your home make sure you click that subscribe button below there right now so we can tell you about all the future videos were doing you know what Alex had a question about the third amendment and how it affects US citizens do hi I’m Jr Fisher with survival paper dot com and this video we’re going to discuss how the US government could 4shared to house soldiers in your own…

  • Eminent Domain – Arcadia, California
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    Eminent Domain – Arcadia, California

    CUSTOMER: The city wants to see this torn down and become a car dealership. CUSTOMER: Because they’ll get more tax money from the bigger business. (Register rings) ROMERO: The fundamentals of eminent domain is it’s supposed to be only for public use. And I realized that the city is saying this is to expand Mercedes Benz. And I said wait a minute this is not the proper way of using eminent domain. And I tell them I’m not going to sell it because they are not telling me they want to use this property to put a school, a library or any public service use. They want to tear it…

  • Federalism by Shmoop
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    Federalism by Shmoop

    Federalism, a la Shmoop. Any time you and your sibling have gotten into it with each another… your parents have likely stepped into the ring to separate the two of you, and to get you both to play nice. Well, back when our country was even younger than…you and your sibling… …it got into some similar squabbles. What we as a nation decided to do, mainly as a result of the failure of the Articles of Confederation, was to engage in a political system known as ‘Federalism.’ Basically, control was to be split between both national and state governments. In other words’ they both got to play with the new…