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Amendment Notecards

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