Bill of Rights
Isaac Rigsby US history period 5
What are the Bill of Rights
The Bill of rights are the First ten amendments.
Bill #1 Freedom of speech and region
People are now free to religion and to speech there opinion.
Bill #2 The right to bear arms
The citzens can now bear arms and keep them for defense only.
Bill #3 The right privacy in the houses
Soliders cannot go into any house without a concent by the owner.
Bill #4 Unreasonable searches and seizures
The owner if the house can secure their belongings and go against any unreasonable searches.
Bill #5 process of law
If you have comited a crime a grand dury decides if your guilty or not, If you dont speak no one take away your right.
Bill #6 the rights of the accused in criminal case
The people have freedom or speech againsted the judge. The judge decides if your guilty or not that cant be proven.
Bill #7 the right to a jury trail
Once the case is closed it can not be reopened in another court.
Bill #8 preventing cruel and unusual punishment
It can not be a cruel price to pay ,it should fit your crime. The government cant punish you for fines unfair
Bill #9 rights retained by the people
You have more rights than this but the government can take away any right away from you
Bill #10 Limited federal power
If the bill doesnt state it and its not there any where else then state has that power.
Amendment 1 court case: Miller v California
This court case states that the first amendment covers any book, magazine, movie, or other, is not obscene
Amendment 2 court case: Bliss v commonwealth
This case was based on a guy named bliss and he was fined $100 for having a sword in his cane he appointed to state constitution saying that the citzens have the right to carry arms for defense only.
Amendment 3 Navada case
A mans rights were violated when police officers ran into his house trying to get a tatical advantage on a incident next door
Amendment 4 Boyd v United states
The case centered around E.A Boyd he was acused of importing dirty - glass more than he needed to for other jobs he was sent to court and was guilty he went to the supreme court and proved them wrong by saying they violated the fourth amendment, he wasn't found guilty
Amendment 5 Barron v Baltimore
Baltimore didn't have to pay for an private property destroyed during there construction
Amendment 6:Miranda v Arizona
Miranda was acused of attacking a women he was conflicted by but he didn't know about his rights. They gave him a fair trail
Amendment 7 feltner v Columbia pictures tv
Columbia pictures sued felter for copyright infringement. After a partial win Columbia tryed to recover all damages under the copyright act. They were granted with statutory damages
Amendment 8 Robinson v Columbia
This marked the first ruling of the eighth amendment. The case was cruel and unfair.
Amendment 9 Roc v Wade
Wade wanted to abolish law over turned. she said her story would help her. When she went to court they declared it unconstitutional.
Amendment 10 McCullouch v maryland
Maryland didnt believe that the federal government can make a national bank. US made a second bank and Maryland taxed banks operations the xase went to supreme court and the us did win.