Bill Of Rights Project
Coach Willams, History
Third Amendment: Quartering Without Consent
No solider even in time of war can demand free labor without owners consent or the approval of the owner.
Forth Amendment : Unapproved searching
Without a search warrant government can't search or take away anything from your house. Government must state what their looking for and where their looking for it.
Fifth amendment: Trials Before Being Charged For Crime
To be charged with a capital crime the grand jury has to decide if enough evidence is found to charge you guilty. If charge you get a fair trail and any belonging taken away government has to pay for it.
Sixth Amendment: When Being Charged With Crime
If jury charges you with a crime your trial will start as soon as possible in the public. You cn tell each side of story and have a lawyer to back you up. you can not wait for your trial for a year and longer.
Seventh Amendment : Civil Law Cases
Civil law case can be settled by using a lot pf bail money and once case is settled it can't be opened again.
Eighth Amendment: Bail limitations.
You should not have to pay an unreasonable amount of money. Government can not punish you in a cruel way
Ninth Amendment : Right Of People
Even if bill of rights takes away one of your human rights the citizens still Keep their human rights
Tenth Amendment: Power Of States
If the bill of rights amendments did not say states could not do a certain thing the states had the power to do it.
Amendment One: Court Case Zenger
1733,the trial of John Peter Zenger. Zenger was a printer, charged with seditious libel. for publishing criticism of the royal governor. Zenger lawyer argued that the law was unfair and Zenger should not be charged with a crime. In less than ten mins the jury did not find Zenger guilty.
Amendment Two : Court case Mc donald V. Chicago
Initially the Court of appeals to seventh had held a Chicago ordinance banning the abilty to carry or have handguns as well as other gun regulations affecting rifles and shotguns, citing U.S v. Cruikshank, Presser Illinois. The petition for certification was filed by Alan, the attorney who had argued Heller,
Amendment Three: Court Case Dollree Mapp
The police barged in Dollree Mapp’s home, even though she protested. They believed she was a bombing suspect. She asked if they had a search warrant, and they waved a piece of paper in her face,saying it was a warrant. It was not. Police did not find the suspect they were looking for. But they did, find sexually explicit books and photographs. Mapp was charged with violating Ohio state law prohibiting “lewd, lascivious, or obscene material.” She was convicted and sentenced to one to seven years in prison. But she argued her rights of the third amendment and won the trial.