Civil Liberties Terms List

Words and concepts that protect freedoms.

selective incorporation doctrine

procedural due process

substantive due process

Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)

search and seizure

exclusionary rule

Roe v. Wade (1973)

Protected speech


free exercise clause

establishment clause

Schenck v. United States (1919)

clear and present danger test

prior restraint

Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Schools (1969)