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Savannah Lynn Rappé March 7, 2011 AP Government PD 1B 27 Amendment Project
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Amendment 1 Freedom of Speech New York Times v. Sullivan The amendment prohibits the making of any law "respecting an establishment of religion", impeding the free exercise of religion, infringing on the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances. Also erected the separation of church and state.
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Amendment 2 Right to Bear Arms D.C. v. Heller This amendment protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. It was adopted on December 15, 1791.
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Amendment 3 Quartering of Troops Engblom v. Carey This amendment prohibits, in peacetime, the quartering of soldiers in private homes without the owner's consent. It makes quartering legally permissible in wartime only, and then only according to law.
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Amendment 4 Search and Seizure Katz v. United States Guards against unreasonable searches and seizureswhen the searched party has a "reasonable expectation of privacy". The amendment specifically also requires search and arrest warrants be judicially sanction ed and supported by probable cause.
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Amendment 5 “I Plead the 5th” Miranda v. Arizona Deals with the rights of accused criminals by providing for due process of law, forbidding double jeopardy, and stating that no person may be forced to testify as a witness against himself or herself.
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Amendment 6 Fair and Speedy Trial Gideon v.
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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