Assignment 2.03 Essay

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Assignment 2.03 Amendment selected: First Amendment The first amendment was written due to the fact that most of the citizens demanded their basic freedoms. (“Congress will make no law respecting an establishment of the religion, and prohibiting the free exercise of; or abridging the freedom of speech, and of the press; and right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.’’) What is the personal liberty defined in the Amendment? The first amendment is referred to as Freedom of Religion. This amendment guarantees freedom of religion in two types of ways; one is preventing the government from establishing an official church. And the second is free will to worship as they please to their religion. Which landmark case will you use to as your primary example? The landmark case I will be discussing is the case on Deborah Weisman What is the landmark case about? The case is about the girl named Deborah Wiesman who was a Jewish student who successfully sued her school district in Rhode Island during over the Christian graduation in 1986. In this case Deborah sued because of the fact that they held a Christian prayer during the graduation. After that she cited the first amendment clause against the state against establishing any religion. List two current court cases relating to this amendment. Two cases relating to this is 2010 In Citizens United v. FEC. And 2011 In Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association. How is this personal liberty handled in other nations? This personal liberty is handled differently in other nations, due to the fact that there are laws and rules to abide by, the government’s in other nations work differently than in America. Due to the fact that some nation’s governments are corrupted or unorganized by power. Some examples are Mexico City, Cuba, and Korea. How is your topic
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