Cases-Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

  • You must read Patterson Text Units 4 and 5 for an upcoming reading quiz. 

     
    Civil Liberties are actions citizens expect to exercise as members of a democracy such as freedom of expression, freedom of religion, right to privacy etc.  
     
    Civil Rights are those rights that citizens expect from their government such as rights of the accused (due process), rights against government discrimination, rights for equal justice etc. 

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