Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Classification of Constitutional Rights (Art. III)

1. Political rights – those rights of the citizens which give them the power to participate, directly or indirectly, in the establishment or administration of the government.

2. Civil rights – those rights which the law will enforce at the instance of private individuals for the purpose of securing to them the enjoyment of their means of livelihood.

3. Social and economic rights – those rights which are intended to insure the well-being and economic security of the individual

4. Rights of the accused – those rights intended for the protection of a person who is accused of any crime.

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