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    Burning of a Cross that deals with Criminal Law

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    In a four page paper, please discuss this topic in relation to the concepts covered in this course:

    • Burning of a Cross

    Make sure your paper follows APA formatting and citing guidelines, and make sure you use a LEGAL analysis method.

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    https://www.aclu.org/news/us-supreme-court-upholds-va-cross-burning-ban-sends-law-back-state-court-refinement

    http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Most-cross-burning-ruled-illegal-No-1st-2656655.php

    http://amsterdamlawforum.org/article/view/103/184

    http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/537/465.html

    In a four page paper, please discuss this topic in relation to the concepts covered in this course: Burning of a Cross

    Cross burning is arguably protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution, because it is a form of 'hate speech', which is constitutionally protected unless the circumstances any case of cross burning is intended to threaten violence or provoke an immediate act of violence. Therefore, many incidents of burning a cross are protected under the United States Constitution and the citizens engaging in this activity can't be punished or arrested for exercising their First Amendment rights. Hate speech under ...

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