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    Getting a Handle on the Bill of Rights – Part 2

    Last time… on Knowing Better… So I decided to spend this weekend making him a life preserver, since I’ll be working with my hands I figured I’d help you learn the Bill of Rights by using your hands as well. Now to the third amendment, stick with me this one gets a little weird. Where is the detonator? Then I’ll sew these up and add some snaps and stuff to it, and you’ll get to see it in action next week when I finish the bill of rights. So last week we got through the first four amendments of the bill of rights. To recap, the first amendment has five…

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    Due Process of Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #28

    Hi I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re going to try to define one of the trickiest terms in government and in the Constitution, and that is certiorari. No, we’ve already defined that. Due process of law. On the most basic level, due process is what it means to have a fair trial, but, as we’ll see, it’s a lot more than what goes on in the courtroom. Due process can refer to any type of legal action, but we’re mostly concerned with criminal procedure here, mainly because it’s always the government that brings criminal charges. Last time, we looked at search warrants and…