Amendment Notecards

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27 terms · Bill of Rights (1-8) and Amendments 12-27

No excessive bail

8th Amendment

No cruel or unusual punishment

8th Amendment

The right to not quarter soldiers in your home/no quartering of troops in peacetime

3rd Amendment

The right to bear arms

2nd Amendment

The right of protection from unreasonable search and seizure / Right to Privacy

4th Amendment

Right to a trial by jury in civil cases ($20)

7th Amendment

Freedom of speech

1st Amendment

Freedom of religion

1st Amendment

Freedom of assembly

1st Amendment

Freedom of petition

1st Amendment

Freedom of press

1st Amendment

Freedom of Speech -- Prohibited Speech

1st Amendment

Name the 4 types of prohibited speech

Libel, Slander, Fighting words, Seditious Speech

Define Libel and Slander

Libel - written words that false and meant to cause harm
Slander - spoken words that are false and meant to cause harm

Right to not testify against oneself / Right to remain silent

5th Amendment

Cannot be tried twice for the same crime (Double Jeopardy)

5th Amendment

Cannot be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law

5th Amendment

Must be charged on basis of evidence

5th Amendment

Right to eminent domain (gov't may take your property only with just compensation)

5th Amendment

Right to a lawyer

6th Amendment

Right to a fair trial

6th Amendment

Right to a trial by jury in criminal cases

6th Amendment

Right to call witnesses in one's defense at a trial

6th Amendment

Right to be informed on why you are being arrested

6th Amendment

Right to a speedy and public trial

6th Amendment

Right to confront witnesses

6th Amendment

Right for a trial to take place where crime occured

6th Amendment

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