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Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights
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1st Amendment
Freedom of religion
1st Amendment
Freedom of speech (except for obscenity, defamation, fighting words, and commercial speech)
1st Amendment
Freedom of press
1st Amendment
Right to peaceably assemble
1st Amendment
Right to ask government to right what we think is wrong
2nd Amendment
Right for each state to have a militia
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
3rd Amendment
In times of peace, citizens do not have to quarter soldiers (obsolete because of military bases)
4th Amendment
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
4th Amendment
Officer searches by getting a warrant with probable cause
4th Amendment
Teachers can search with reasonable suspicion
5th Amendment
If held for capital crime, must be indicted by Grand Jury who decide if there is enough evidence to accuse you
5th Amendment
No double jeopardy
5th Amendment
Can not be forced to testify against (be a witness against) oneself
5th Amendment
Can not be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law
5th Amendment
Private property can not be taken for public use without fair compensation (eminent domain)
6th Amendment
In criminal cases, right to a speedy and public trial
6th Amendment
Right to know what you are accused of and to hear witnesses against you
6th Amendment
Right to a lawyer and to obtain witnesses in defence
7th Amendment
Right to a trial by jury in civil cases that exceed $20
8th Amendment
Right to fair bail (no excessive bail fines imposed)
8th Amendment
No cruel and unusual punishments
9th Amendment
Citizens entitled to rights not listed in the Constitution
10th Amendment
Powers not delegated to the US as a whole by the Constitution go to the states