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How to Play CIVIO

There are a variety of ways to play CIVIO - A Civil Rights Game based on the age and gaming experience of the players...

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Research the CIVIO cases and laws

CIVIO Cases and Laws

Here's where your exploration of the cases and laws of the CIVIO deck begins...

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Bethel School District v Fraser (1986)

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A school can discipline a student for "lewd and obscene language" in a public forum

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Bowers v Hardwick (1986)

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Homosexual behavior in the privacy of one's home is not a protected right

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Brandenburg v Ohio (1969)

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In supporting even the Ku Klux Klan's right to meet and speak, the 1st Amendment right to protest is defended

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Brown v Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

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Racial segregation in public schools violates the 14th Amendment. "Separate but equal" argument is wrong

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Buckley v Valeo (1976)

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Political contributions can be regulated but campaign expenditures can't

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California v Greenwood (1988)

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Police can legally look through your trash once it has been put out for curbside pickup

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Civil Liberties Act of 1988

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Formal apology and token financial restitution for Japanese internment during World War II
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Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, or national origin is unlawful
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Dennis v US (1951)

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Advocating overthrow of the government by force or violence or belonging to a group making these speeches can be prosecuted

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Engel v Vitale (1962)

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It is unconstitutional for a school to require students to recite prayers

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