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Bill of Rights

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The first 10 Amendments of the US Constitution, commonly referred to as the Bill of Rights. These amendments were considered crucial by many of the early founders and were necessary to gain support of some of the states.
1) right to speedy and public trial by an impartial jury of thestate and district where the accused committed the crime and to beinformed of the nature and cause of the accusation . 2) right to confront the witnesses 3) right to have a lawyer provided to him/her ( assistance ofcounsel for defense)
The ninth amendment states that there may be other human rightsthat exist that are not mentioned in the U.S. Constitution, andthat the government cannot take these away.
Following are the major principles of fifth amendment such as: 1. double jeopardy clause 2. self - incrimination clause 3. due process clause 4. eminent domain clause 5. Grand jury clause These are the various major principles of fifth amendment.
There are many different examples of the 'st amendment. The Marchfor Life in D.C. and the occupy Wall Street movement are but twoexamples. Here is the relevant wording of the 1st amendment: TheFirst Amendment (Amendment I) to the United StatesConstitution prohibits the making of any law respecting...
The Bill of Rights is defined by community standards. The provisionincorporated against the states within the United States Court ofAppeals has not been incorporated against the states.
1. Probable cause, meaning if an officer can immediately see, touch, taste, hear, or smell, witness to an illegal or suspicious activity or object he can just walk in and arrest you, regardless of where you are within the respective jurisdiction of city police, state police, or federal law...
The Executive and Legislative and Judicial Branches are corrupt to the core!. Right to a trial by jury of one's peers is the Seventh Amendment.. The highest court in the land is the Common Law Grand Jury - not the Supreme Court, who are some criminals! We need the Seventh Amendment!. Answer ....
Yes . Miranda v. Arizona, (1966) was primarily a Fifth Amendment case requiring police to inform anyone in their custody of their Fifth Amendment right to remain silent (under the self-incrimination clause), but also invoked the Sixth Amendment right to an attorney before being interrogated and...
Yes and no, a convicted person can either choose to be heard by ajudge or jury. That means by what ever you choose either the judgewill decide your fate or the jury will decide your fate. in somecases only a judge can decide what happens to you.
"Bear Arms and Permission to Form a Well-Regulated Militia" I knowthe most talked about topic is Gun Control, But the U.S have beendealing with this Problem for a long time, so give them a chance todo right. The second amendment doesn't help us today, actually thisamendment is the most trouble one....
District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 US ___ (2008) There is no distinction, because the US Supreme Court decided in favor of Heller and struck down the District of Columbia gun control law as unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
New York, Massachusetts, and Virginia.
there was 14 states in the union and 11 out of the 14 had to pass it.
we have the bill of rights so that in the united states have more than a law system we have rules that we must all abide by and that the government must follow or there would be no piece and it gives people a sense of freedom for speech religion and press and all sorts of other things
The individual State Governors have ultimate authority, although the state legislatures participate by passing bills for the Governors to sign into law.
no soldier shall, in time of peace be guatered in any house with out the cones of they own
"The protection given to the commercial speech under the First Amendment is not as extensive as that afforded to noncommercial speech, however." -Business Law Today 9th Edition Miller & Jentz pg 18
The Bill of Rights is the name for the first ten Amendments of theUnited States Constitution. These Amendments guarantee a number ofbasic rights to American citizens.
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The First Amendment as it appears in the Bill of Rights is: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment ofreligion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridgingthe freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the peoplepeaceably to assemble, and to petition the...
It was to make people feel safe because they are protected withthere fire arms the weapons are not bad it is what you use them fora famous saying the only enemy's for guns are rust andpolitics.
The first amendment is known primarily as "Freedom of Speech",although it protects religion, press, and assembly as well.
James Madison promised the Bill Of Rights on the constitution While James Madison was the primary mover of the Bill of Rights through the First Congress, the leadership of the Federalists (those in favor of the Constitution) had to generally promise to add a Bill of Rights during the ratification...
It's possible but unlikely. Most speeding tickets don't result in a trial; much less an appeal.
It was passed by Congress on September 25, 1789. It was ratified onDecember 15, 1791.
In Henry Mark Holzer's book, "Sweet Land of Liberty", he outlines the reason. The reason is that he believed that the enumeration of rights would exclude others not mentioned, subjecting the unwritten rights to government predation - James Madison believed otherwise, and the assurance that the...
The Tenth Amendment doesn't mention the powers of Congress; those are discussed in the seven Articles (primarily Article I), the body of the original Constitution. The Tenth Amendment is about powers reserved to the States (or to the people). Amendment X "The powers not delegated to the United...
If you are a Democrat you might call it the party of the working man, dedicated to social responsibility and welfare, anti-big business, anti-interventionist, pro-UN and socially responsible.. If you are a Republican you might call it the party of tax and spend, pro-socialist, anti-free market, anti...
\n. \n. \nThere are really FIVE rights/freedoms....\n. \nThey are: \n. \nFreedom of speech,\nFreedom of Religion,\nFreedom of the Press,\nRight to gather/assemble (peacefully),\nand Right to petition.
the reason we have the bill of rights is to know that we have rights and those rights have to be protected by the government so we can have things like freedom of speech. Answer: Actually, the purpose of the Bill of Rights is to protect the rights of the people from the government. If you...
How you would break it down is very simple. If a police officersuspects you of something then they need to obtain a searchwarrant. If they get the search warrant then they can barge intoyour home.
The first amendment was written and passes during 1791. The date it was passed was dec 15 1791.
The right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,and effects; prevents unreasonable searches and seizures.
There are a handful of rights covered by the fifth amendment: . The right to not be tried for a serious crime without thepresence of a Grand Jury . The right to not be forced to testify against yourself . The right to not be punished without due process of law . The right to be paid for property...
You are garaunteed 5 basic freedoms by the first amendment: Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly and the right Petition.
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. These limitations serve to protect the natural rights of liberty and property. They guarantee a number of personal freedoms, limit the government's power in judicial and other proceedings, and...
Yes, the US Supreme Court has used selective incorporation to apply the Bill of Rights to the states via the Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses, as such application became relevant. The First, Second, Fourth and Sixth Amendments are fully incorporated; the Fifth is...
The fourth amendment protects you against unfair searches and seizures, and searches without warrant or probable cause.
The 3rd amendment states that an American does not need to housesoldiers even if they are asked to. The government can not letsoldiers stay in peoples homes without telling them about it.
The Eighth Amendment, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights,was originally drafted by James Madison in New York City. At thistime, the entire federal government was operating out of the BigApple.
if ur arrested u have the right to have ur trial pretty soon, and the government can keep u in jail without trying you. the trial has to be public so everyone knows what is happening.
The ninth amendment protects peoples rights such as the right to privacy and abortion.
Both Gitlow v. New York, (1925) and Near v. Minnesota, (1931) accomplished this goal. . Gitlow v. New York, 268 US 652 (1925) held that the Fourteenth Amendment required the States to adhere to the First Amendment. . Near v. Minnesota, 283 US 697 (1931) held that the Minnesota "gag law"...
the fourth amendment IS still used today, just not as much.nowadays no one can come to your house and search it, of a policeman does that, you have the right to keep them out of the house andnot allow them to enter.
No, the statement "kill the blacks" is not protected by the first amendment because it may create a Clear And Present Danger . The issue first appeared in the Schenck v. United States when Charles Shenck protested the draft for WW1. Justice Oliver Holmes, Jr. used the statement to clarify the the...
Due to the new modern accusations in society, the bill CURRENTLY does not hold any more/or less rights then the USS Bill of Rights. In 1976 a new part of the bill was passed in Texas, but was overturned in 1999 because people found it not to be in Life, Liberty, or possessions. Since that day,...
The Federalist Papers came before the Bill of Rights. When the Anti-Federalists opposed ratification of the constitution because it did not have a Bill of Rights, the Federalist Papers explained that the framers decided that such could best be handled by amendments.
Due to their past experiences with the British government, they found that a strong monarch or ruler was not the way to go with their government. They wanted the new government to rule according to the people. Their new plan for government did not include a Bill of Rights. It stated what the...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the right to freedom of religion and freedom of expression from government interference. Freedom of expression consists of the rights to freedom of speech, press, assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, and...
The British Parliament(1774) passes an act that force American colonists to house British troop in their home. So the Third Amendment now protects us from that happening to us.
You can send it to congress/ Senate, which delivers it to theBranches to read, but most likely they will not get to read yourson time, because with all the topics this decade brings, massivepiles of letters are knocking to the doors of congress, so youcould take the stand in opening speeches in your...
The founding of the second amendment is George Mason.
Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Amendment...
Because during the Revolutionary War (Era Due to the writing ofConstitution and Bill Of Rights) They allow the permission ofowning guns to defend yourself.
No, the Bill of Rights contain the first 10 amendments
Freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, press, and religion.
The Second Amendment states the right to bear arms of the people. The actual text states "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
The Sixth Amendment gives you these rights;. 1. Every person has a right to a speedy trial.. 2.Accused people must be informed of the charge or charges brought against them.. 3.If a case comes to trial, the accused persons have the right to question people who are witnesses against them. They can...
We needed the Bill of Rights because both parties couldn't agree on what laws should pass and which laws didn't pass. So both parties would agree on a topic, and right down what laws should take place. Both parties would combine those laws and agree to mix them together to make one law that everyone...
The non-federalists did not like the power that was being given to the central government of the fact that there was not a Bill of Rights already included in the Constitution, so they created one shortly after the Constitution was signed.
The first ten amendments to the Constitution.
freedom of speech, religion, press, right to assemble peacefully... and i dont know of any others
It was ruled 6-3 that obscenity was NOT protected by the first amendment. This, however, was overturned in 1973 by another case, Miller v. California.
The first amendment has a lot of important aspects. In short it guarantees freedom of speech, association, and religion.
I think if it was never passed u probably wouldn't know much stuff.
they are the outline of our government today.
The controversy is caused by the way the amendment was worded: A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Do the first few words mean that the right to keep and bear arms is just for militia (i.e.,...
A thing that holds our citys and states together to be one native government and rely on all beliefs..
India is the only country in the world with a Cows Bill of Rights.
the first ten amendments are known as the "bill of rights" and they are clauses that were removed from the first draft of the constitution and put into a list of rights in order to satisfy the people who thought the constitution gave the gov't too much power.
writing a letter of complaint to the mayor
The first ten amendments of the US constitution are called the bill of rights.
It isn't a bill in the sense of a proposed law that hasn't passed yet. At the time the Bill of Rights was enacted, the word "bill" could also mean a declaration or other document (related to the term "handbill").
The Fourteenth Amendment, adopted on July 9, 1868 (following the Civil War), applied the priciples of the First Amendment and other parts of the Bill of Rights (applicable to Federal government) to State governments.
Freedom of religion is guaranteed by the first amendment of the Bill of Rights.
the house of congress proposed the amendment number four
has not been nationalized
The President of the United States signs bills into law after thebills have been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and theU.S. Senate.
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The Supreme Court has only granted certiorari for a few cases focusing on gun control since its decision in US v. Cruikshank, 92 US 542 (1875), that gun regulation is a states' rights issue not subject to federal statutes. The most recent cases indicate the Second Amendment interpretation of the...