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incorporation (of the Bill of Rights)

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A quick definition of incorporation (of the Bill of Rights):

Incorporation (of the Bill of Rights): This means that some of the rules in the Bill of Rights (which are the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution) also apply to the states. Before, they only applied to the federal government. This happened because of a legal rule called the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

A more thorough explanation:

Incorporation (of the Bill of Rights) is a legal doctrine that applies portions of the Bill of Rights to the states through the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Originally, the Bill of Rights only applied to the federal government.

For example, the First Amendment protects the freedom of speech, religion, and the press. Through incorporation, this protection also applies to state governments. So, if a state government tries to limit someone's freedom of speech or religion, that person can use the First Amendment to challenge the state's actions.

Another example is the Fourth Amendment's protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. Through incorporation, this protection also applies to state governments. So, if a state police officer conducts an unreasonable search of someone's home, that person can use the Fourth Amendment to challenge the officer's actions.

Incorporation is important because it ensures that people's rights are protected not just from the federal government, but also from state governments. The examples show how incorporation works in practice. By applying portions of the Bill of Rights to the states, people have a way to challenge state actions that violate their rights. This helps to ensure that everyone's rights are protected, no matter where they live.

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17:28
if they told me this like 2 weeks ago, i would have not gotten an apt in la yet
17:30
i ideally want a fed govt position in dc, but i dont think i can physcially afford to cancel all my plans to attend :(
that really sucks
Coolperson49494
18:08
10k for the life you want vs a school that prob wont get you there is prob worth
Coolperson49494
18:08
id do it although LA biglaw seems more appealing overall tbh
OvertReconditeSpider
18:20
If that person doesnt have 10k however, could be outta luck
yeah i think it comes down to literally not having 10k to blow
OvertReconditeSpider
18:20
Oof
OvertReconditeSpider
18:20
Skill issue
OvertReconditeSpider
18:21
Jk even if i had it. I wouldnt spend 10k just to get out of a lease to switch schools
MightyUnableSphinx
18:29
@menherachan: You should say that to GULC
MightyUnableSphinx
18:30
I mean fuck it right. Like, maybe they can help somehow. Probably they can't but if the alternative is "i dont go to gulc" who cares
MightyUnableSphinx
18:30
Idk I doubt they can give you 10k cash, lmao, but who knows!
Others will disagree, but max out a credit card if you have to do so.
It's 10K. Not 100K.
OvertReconditeSpider
19:29
10K at 21.51% interest. Lol
19:47
Yeah I would definitely disagree. Without family help when could they realistically pay that off?
20:18
If someone can live below the student budget at GULC loans could cover an extra $10K, but Grad PLUS loans still amount to $2 in repayment for every $1 borrowed on a 10-year plan at current interest rates. Not a choice to make lightly.
OvertReconditeSpider
20:19
^
OvertReconditeSpider
20:19
The rates on the stafford loans are garbage too
manifestmoreadmissions
21:59
yeah its not the worst decision and im sure you could find solutions to any problems it might create but idk if it's like a no-brainer
MightyUnableSphinx
0:11
Apply for new credit card w/ 12 month 0% APR intro offer -> Max out card to 10k to get out of lease -> Go to GULC
MightyUnableSphinx
0:11
You now have 12mths to pay back 10k with no interest
MightyUnableSphinx
0:14
If you have decent credit history/credit score i bet the starting balance will be like 15-25k
MightyUnableSphinx
0:14
im actually cooking right now wtf this advice is so good. do not blow up your plan in life because of a fkn lease agreement
1:39
Excuse me everyone. Sorry. I'm planning to take lsat but I see so many different types of textbooks and categories on the market, which books should I start with for a rookie like me? Thanks a lot!
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1:42
Sincere thanks, with my respect :)
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