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Ch 3: Constitutional Law: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Constitutional Law chapter of this Introductory Business Law Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about constitutional law. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the processes and definitions involving constitutional law required in a typical introductory business law course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other introductory business law work.
  • Identify the constitutional law concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our introductory business law tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn constitutional law and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding clauses, amendments or any other constitutional law topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their business learning
  • Prefer learning business visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their constitutional law unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in introductory business law
  • Don't have access to their business teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning constitutional law simple and fun.
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  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn constitutional law on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the rule of law
  • Study the First Amendment and understand commercial speech, scrutiny and restrictions
  • Describe the components of the Fourth Amendment
  • Explain due process and takings
  • Learn the equal protection clause, discriminatory laws, suspect classification and rational basis test
  • Know the rights of the people under the Ninth Amendment

9 Lessons in Chapter 3: Constitutional Law: Tutoring Solution
What Is the Rule of Law? - Definition & Principle

1. What Is the Rule of Law? - Definition & Principle

Rule of law takes on several meanings. On one hand, it means that no person or government is above the law. In another, it means that no government or its officials can enforce laws that are unfair or unjust.

The First Amendment: Commercial Speech, Scrutiny & Restrictions

2. The First Amendment: Commercial Speech, Scrutiny & Restrictions

The First Amendment of the Constitution states that all citizens are free to practice their preferred religion, speak freely and to assemble. Learn how and why businesses are less protected and are held to a higher scrutiny in this lesson.

The Fourth Amendment: Search & Seizure

3. The Fourth Amendment: Search & Seizure

One of our rights according to the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution is the Fourth Amendment, and it protects citizens from illegal search and seizure of person or property with proper warrants stating probable cause.

Due Process & Taking the Fifth & Fourteenth Amendments

4. Due Process & Taking the Fifth & Fourteenth Amendments

There are only two amendments that stand for the same rights: the 5th Amendment and 14th Amendment. In this lesson, we will learn how both amendments speak to the rights of life, liberty and property with government protection and due process.

The Equal Protection Clause in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments

5. The Equal Protection Clause in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments

Both the 5th Amendment and the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution provide all citizens with equal protection of their right to life, liberty and property. The main difference being the 5th Amendment provides it under the Due Process clause.

Ninth Amendment: Rights Retained by People

6. Ninth Amendment: Rights Retained by People

The purpose of the Ninth Amendment is to protect the citizens' rights that aren't necessarily mentioned elsewhere in the Constitution, like the right to privacy or the right to marry. It also prevents the violation of those rights by the government.

What is The 3rd Amendment? - Definition & Court Cases

7. What is The 3rd Amendment? - Definition & Court Cases

The Third Amendment was part of the Bill of Rights. It ensures that the government cannot force citizens to house soldiers in times of peace. Very few cases have been tried based on the Third Amendment.

Ex Post Facto: Definition, Laws & Example

8. Ex Post Facto: Definition, Laws & Example

In this lesson, we will learn the definition of ex post facto. We'll learn the ways in which a law can be considered to be ex post facto. In addition, we will look at some examples of ex post facto laws.

Exigent Circumstances: Definition & Cases

9. Exigent Circumstances: Definition & Cases

For police, a warrant is typically needed to enter a home, however, under exigent circumstances police are justified to enter without one. In this lesson, we will define exigent circumstance and explore the situations in which they apply.

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