13 terms

Bill of Rights Flaschards


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Bill of Rights
first ten amendments to the Constitution
1st Amendment
freedom of religion, assembly, press, petition, and speech. [RAPPS]
2nd Amendment
the right to bear arms
3rd Amendment
no housing of soldiers without consent
4th Amendment
no unreasonable searches or seizures [must be conducted with a warrant or probable cause]
5th Amendment
right to grand jury indictment, no double jeopardy, freedom from self-incrimination due process of law
6th Amendment
right to a speedy and public trial, right to fair jury, right to know what you being accused of, right to see/hear witnesses against you, right to have a witness to help defend you.right to a lawyer.
7th Amendment
right to a trial by jury in civil cases
8th Amendment
no cruel or unusual punishment, no excessive bails or fines
9th Amendment
citizens have more rights than those listed in the Constitution
10th Amendment
powers not given to the federal government stay with the state, and with the people
Tinker v. Des Moines
The case that ruled that students do not lose Constitutional rights (Freedom of Speech) when they entered the building but they can be limited if they cause a disruption
Gun Control
more limits (restrictions) on gun ownership