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60-Second Civics Podcast

60-Second Civics Podcast

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60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government. 60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy curricula, including We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution, Project Citizen, Foundations of Democracy, and Elements of Democracy.


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60-Second Civics: Episode 2833, Alternatives to the Exclusionary Rule

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Mar 24, 2017


Today we explore three suggestions for dealing with police misconduct that avoids losing valuable evidence in court.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2832, Deterring Police Misconduct

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Mar 23, 2017


The exclusionary rule was designed to deter police misconduct.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2831, Mapp v. Ohio

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Mar 22, 2017


The 1961 case if Mapp v. Ohio extended the exclusionary rule to state courts.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2830, The Exclusionary Rule

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Mar 21, 2017


The 1914 Supreme Court case Weeks v. United States established the very important "exclusionary rule" that determines how evidence is used in court.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2829, Exceptions to the Warrant Requirement

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Mar 20, 2017


Though required in most cases, there are specific circumstances in which a warrant is not necessary.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2828, Probable Cause

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Mar 19, 2017


Probable cause, which must be proven to obtain a warrant, is required to meet a specific set of criteria.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2827, Unreasonable Searches and Seizures

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Mar 18, 2017


A protection against unreasonable searches and seizures is necessary for a free society.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2826, Fourth Amendment and Technology

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Mar 17, 2017


New advances in technology are constantly changing the way we understand our right to privacy.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2825, Privacy

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Mar 16, 2017


The Fourth Amendment does not make specific claims about privacy, but America has evolved to uphold certain standards.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2824, Fourth Amendment

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Mar 15, 2017


The Fourth Amendment is concerned with how authorities conduct criminal investigations.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2823, Search and Seizure

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Mar 14, 2017


John Adams and the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780 helped shape the right to privacy we know today.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2822, John Adams and James Otis

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Mar 13, 2017


John Adams helped lawyer James Otis rise to public prominence and become a figure of the American Revolution.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2821, James Otis Fights General Warrants

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Mar 12, 2017


In 1761, Colonial lawyer James Otis attempted to fight parliament's request for a new general warrant.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2820, General Warrants and the American Revolution

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Mar 11, 2017


The British government's use of general warrants on the American colonies was part of the spark leading to the American Revolution.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2819, General Warrants in the Colonies

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Mar 10, 2017


Though general warrants were illegal under British common law, that didn't stop Parliament from implementing them in the colonies.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2818, A Man???s Home Is His Castle

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Mar 09, 2017


The English common law observance of the right to privacy in one's home created the phrase "a man's home is his castle."
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2817, Freedom of Association and American Citizenship

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Mar 08, 2017


Scholar Alexis de Tocqueville had many keen observations about the implications of the right to assemble on American society.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2816, Discrimination and Government Interference

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Mar 07, 2017


If an organization meets certain criteria, it must follow government anti-discrimination laws.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2815, The Right to Associate

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Mar 06, 2017


The right to associate, while not explicitly stated in the Constitution, has evolved through court precedence.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2814, Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Mar 05, 2017


Court precedence has determined that the right to assemble may be limited if certain time, place, and manner conditions are met.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2813, Civil Rights Movements and Assembly

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Mar 04, 2017


The civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century is an example of a group successfully petitioning the government.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2812, Women and the Right to Petition

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Mar 03, 2017


Throughout United States history, women have petitioned the government for a variety of purposes.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2811, Silencing Critics

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Mar 02, 2017


Several times in the past, the government has silenced petitioners. The treatment of Bonus Army is one example of this.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2810, The Gag Rule and Slavery

Author: Center for Civic Education
Wed, Mar 01, 2017


In the 1800's, the American political system enacted something known as a "gag rule" in order to maintain slavery in the United States.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2809, Adderley v. Florida

Author: Center for Civic Education
Tue, Feb 28, 2017


The right to petition is broad in scope, as established by the 1966 case Adderley v. Florida.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2808, Petitioning in the Colonies

Author: Center for Civic Education
Mon, Feb 27, 2017


The right to petition in the United States was carried over from the British parliament
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2807, The Importance of the Rights to Assemble and Petition

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sun, Feb 26, 2017


The right to petition was a fundamental building block of the early United States.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2806, The Rights to Petition and Associate

Author: Center for Civic Education
Sat, Feb 25, 2017


The right to associate, while not mentioned in the First Amendment, has evolved through Supreme Court cases.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2805, Freedom of Assembly

Author: Center for Civic Education
Fri, Feb 24, 2017


The right of a group to assemble is protected by the First Amendment and helps create governmental change.
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60-Second Civics: Episode 2804, The Rights to Assemble, Petition, and Associate

Author: Center for Civic Education
Thu, Feb 23, 2017


These elements of the First Amendment allow citizens to hold the government accountable for their policies.
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