Bill of Rights
How is the bill of rights limited?
The Bill of Rights is limited at the point where a single
person's rights begin to infringe on another person's rights. At
this point, the infringing person is not protected by the Bill of
Asked in Magna Carta
What were some of the fundamental rights and principles established in magna carta the petiton the bill of rights and the English bill of rights?
Asked in History of England, American Revolution
How did the Bill of Rights help create limited government in England?
Asked in US Constitution
What freedoms that were limited by the U.S. Constitution?
What did magna carta and english bill of rights do?
Originally the Bill of Rights limited what?
The Bill of Rights limited the governments intrusion onto the PRE-EXISTING rights listed in the bill. As noted in the preamble to the constitution, some rights of man are self evident, and pre-existed any government formation. Some members of the constitutional committee wanted to ensure that these rights remained sacrosanct, and held out for the compromise that led to the writing of the Bill of Rights.