Understanding Amendments 8 & 9
BY: Tony Rodriguez
What it deals with: Bail, Fines, and Excessive punishments.
What it means: Your protected against being fined an unreasonable amount of money, protected against a harsh punishment, and lastly, it protects you from having a bail that is higher then necessary.
The 9th amendment
What it deals with: The rights of people.
What it means: The amendment means that just because it isn't written in the constitution doesn't mean you can't do it.