You are to write a 3-5 page argumentative essay on any one of the following essay
questions. This essay is worth 50 points.
The Freedom Forum First Amendment Center was founded December 15, 1991, the
200th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution.
Review the information on the following websites concerning the First Amendment
and then write an essay on ways in which the First Amendment is relevant to
today’s world. What is your opinion with respect to this topic? Explain fully.
Findlaw, First Amendment – U.S. Constitution
Newseum Institute First Amendment Center
The Supreme Court has dealt extensively with the rights of the accused, in such
cases as Miranda v. Arizona or Gideon v. Wainwright. In the last two decades,
however, there has been a “backlash” in the form of a victims’ rights movement.
After reviewing the information on the following websites, write an essay that
explains what the “victim’s rights” concept is about and evaluate its constitutional
basis. What is your opinion with respect to this topic? Explain fully.
US Department of Justice – Office for Victims of Crime
Victim’s Rights in the 50 States
Visit the websites below and then write an essay explaining the distinction between
civil rights and human rights. Should the United States be bound by international
law concerning human rights? What is your opinion with respect to this topic?
One of the most intense efforts to amend the Constitution of the United States in
modern times was the drive for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Research the
ERA and its successor effort, the Constitutional Equality Amendment (CEA). Then
write an essay explaining how far the amendment got in the amendment process,
and what the challenges it faced may indicate about other attempts to amend the
US Constitution, such as proposals for a Balanced Budget Amendment, an anti-Flag
Burning Amendment, or an anti-Gay Marriage Amendment. What is your opinion
with respect to this topic? Explain fully
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