Bill of rights
By johnny kha
The bill of rights
The first amendment freedom of press speech
Court case; Northwest Indian cemetery protective association vs U.S.
The cemetery didn't want any logging around.Then they took it to court and the jury said the forest service can do construction where ever they want.
The second amendment right for people to keep bear arms
Court Case: Bliss vs. Commonwealth: This was the first major ruling over the right to keep bear arms. this was when a man named bliss was carrying a sword hidden in a cane. then he got fined 100 dollars for it and then he explained amendment 2 and the jury agreed.
The third amendment Protection of quartering troops
Court Case: Nevada case
This case was about when a police officer or soldier came in to a persons house to gain tactical advantage. Then he got sued and the person won.
The fourth amendment Protection of unreasonable search
Court case: Katz vs U.S
Charles katz was accused of transmitting illegal gambling info using a public phone. Then the U.S. was doing electronic eavesdropping. Then the Jury noticed that that was against the 4th amendment.
the 5th amendment self incrimanation
court case: Chavez vs. Martinez
Oliverio Martinez was interrogated by Ben Chavez who was shot. Martinez felt it was violating him and Chavez was never charged.
The 6th amendment triall by jury
Court case: Gideon vs. Wainwright
John Johnson was charged for using fake money then didn't have money for an attorney and then the counsel was expanded to state court in response to another case, Gideon vs. wainwright.
The 7th amendment civil trial by jury
Court case: Harvey milk case
Dan white kills Harvey milk. He finished it with point blank shots to the head. White was charged with 7-8 months, because he said he was depressed
The 8th amendment prohibits unusual punishment
Court case: Gregg vs. Georgia
Gregg was involved in 5 different court cases. He was going to get the death penalty buy the law changed to law.
The 9th amendment protection of rights
court case: Roe vs wade
Norma mcorvey was pregnant at 16. Illegal abortions were unsafe in Texas and she didn't have enough money to move to a different case. It was a high profile case and was preferred as Jane roe. she won the case but abortion was still illegal in Texas
The 10th powers of state and people
Court case; Hammer vs. dagenhart
This case is about child labor. The child labor act forbid interstate shipment of products made by businesses that employed children. Roland dagenhart said the law was unconstitutional. then it was overturned