Ninth Amendment

---Ratified December 15, 1791---

---As In Constitution---

"The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people."

-The United States Constitution

Fictional Court Case

A man named John was arrested for buying a coffee. Police claimed he was a criminal but later changed the story and pressed charges for him buying a coffee. They claim that since it is not in the constitution then him buying the coffee was illegal. The supreme court used the 9th amendment as a base to guide the verdict and determined the police had not grounds to arrest john.
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Real Court Case

In the Griswold vs. Connecticut, the supreme court declared a Connecticut law unconstitutional after it outlawed the passing of information and limited use of Birth Control Devices, It was deemed to violate the 1st, 4th, 5th and the 9th amendment by the accusers.


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