UT Arlington POLS 2311 - Bill of Rights (3 pages)

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Bill of Rights


Lecture number:
10
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Texas at Arlington
Course:
Pols 2311 - Government of the United States

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POLS 2311 1st Edition Lecture 10 Outline of Last Lecture I Article IV Section 3 II Article IV Section 4 III Article V Proposal IV Article V Ratification V Article VI Outline of Current Lecture I Article VI II Section 3 III Article VII IV Bill of Rights V 1st Amendment VI Preferred Position Doctrine Current Lecture I Article VI Section 1 o Debts before the Constitution are valid after Section 2 o Supremacy clause o Someone had to be the quarterback and call the plays So we created the Nation government to call the plays o The National Government is supreme over everything Nothing can conflict with the Constitution o Bills passed by the congress or president comes next o Then treaties Treaties for peace trade and other things can only go into effect when both parties sign and agree to the compromise o A line from the Constitution is the Supreme Court Their role is to be the final interpreter of the law o The Constitution is very general and vague It allows the Court to decide the outcome They are like the NFL referees They have to make a quick right decision If it s not right then someone can come in and make them review it like on instant replay These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II III IV o When you have a specific law you decrease the power of the courts If you have a very vague law you have a bunch of people with different views that come together to make a decision which is law Theses laws and mechanisms are supreme over everything Section 3 The Senators and Representatives before mentioned and the Members of the several State Legislatures and all executive and judicial Officers both of the United States and of the several States shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation to support this Constitution State and federal officials whether legislative executive or judicial must take an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution o I will support and defend



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