January 22 - take from. No double jeopardy (cannot be tried...

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January 22, 2007 Constitutional Law Amendments and Bill of Rights are actually the Law of the Constitution. The Bill of Rights was to restrict the right of the federal government, to keep it in check. The founding fathers were all just involved in treason like endeavor. They all made sure the accused criminals got protection because they feared being in the position of the accused themselves. 1. Freedom of speech, to and from religion, of the press, of assembly, to petition the government. 2. The right to keep and bear arms. 3. Lodging soldiers with civilians in peace time. 4. Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizers of property without a warrant. 5. The right not to incriminate yourself. Or not take the witness stand. Right to be edited by a grand jury (jury of citizens). Due process of law. The government has the right to take whatever it damn well pleases but must compensate who they
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Unformatted text preview: take from. No double jeopardy (cannot be tried for the same crime twice). 6. Right to a speedy and public trial. Right to jury, right to cross examine witnesses. Right to council/attorney. 7. Right to a jury trial when its over 20 dollars. 8. Forbids excessive bail and fines. No cruel and unusual punishments. 9. People have additional right not outlined in the Bill of Rights. 10. Reserved power belongs to the states. The 14 th amendment said that the States cannot deprive anyone of life or liberty. The right to speech is not only what you say but having a perspective. Includes the right to wear a shirt saying whatever you want. Symbolic speech is included (how you dress). You can burn a flag. Fighting words are not protected....
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