Bill of Rights
Felicia Nguyen -2nd Period- 12/17/14
What are the Bill of Rights?
The Bill of Rights will look after all people of the United States no matter what your static is.
Bill 1: Freedom of speech
You can choose any religion you want to follow and say or write anything you want.
Court Case: New York Times Co. vs United States
- Supreme Court ruled in favor of the New York Times. While the publication is an embarrassment to the government, the court believe it didn't threaten national security.
Bill 2: The Right to bare arms
You are able to protect yourself by owning guns and the government can't stop you.
Bill 3: The Rights to privacy in the home
Soldiers can not live in your home or eat your food with out to your consent or permission.
Bill 4: Unreasonable Search and Seizure
Police can not enter your house, looking for something without a search warrant, to get a warrant, to get one they need a really good reason to search your house.
Court Case: Arizona vs Evens
Bill 5: Double jeopardy, Self-incrimination, and process of law
Everyone gets a far trial for a capital crime before a grand jury can take away any of your belonging, freedom, and or life without paying for it.
Court Case: Barron vs Baltimore
Bill 6: The Right of the accused in criminal cases
If you are charged with a crime, your trial has to happen as soon as possibles and should be held in a public, also you could have a lawyer to back you up.
Bill 7: The Rights to A Jury Trial
You can only have one civil, money wise, are settled by a jury. It can not be brought up again in a another court.
Bill 8: Preventing Cruel and unusual Punishment
Any crime you commit, there can not be an unreasonable punishment laid a pond you. It must be a punishment fitting the crime.
Court Case: Robinson vs California
- Supreme Court
Bill 9: Rights retained by the people
Just accuse we made the list does not mean these are the only rights you have.
Court Case: Gris wold vs Connecticut
Bill 10: Limiting Federal Power
The state has power as long as the Constitution doesn't say anything about it.