Bill Of Rights
Brandon Crane Block:6 12/18/14
Amendment 1 (Freedom of Speech, Religion, and Press)
Amendment 2 (Right to bear arms)
Amendment 3 (Quartering of soldiers)
Amendment 4 (Search and Seizure)
Amendment 5 ( Protection of people and their property)
Amendment 6 (Rights of people accused of a crime)
Amendment 7 ( Rights of Trial)
Amendment 8 (Protection against excessive bail and punishments)
Amendment 9 (Constitution does not list all individual rights)
Amendment 10 ( Powers reserved to the states and people)
Amendments Court Cases
Tory began picketing Cochran's office because of bribes. Cochran said he was defacing him. The court ruled that Tory was ok for picketing and ruled toward the amendmen
Amendment 2 Court Case: District of Columbia VS. Heller
Heller wanted to register a handgun and was refused; he later filed in the federal court. Court ruled toward the amendment and let him register it.
Amendment 3 Court Case: Nevada Man
Guy alleging that the police had violated his 3rd amendment by forcibly entering his home to gain a "tactical advantage" in resolving a domestic violence incident next door. The police won; court saying their not soldiers.
Amendment 4 Court Case: Terry VS. Ohio
Arrested for pacing in front of a jewelry store and was searched; cop found illegal weapons. Court ruled toward the cop and the amendments way.
Amendment 5 Court Case: Miranda VS. Arizona
Miranda was interrogated for two hours and then came out with a written confession; sentenced for 20 years. On appeal the court said amendment was violated for the confession.
Amendment 6 Court Case: Smith VS. Hooey
Defendant sat in prison for 7 years and still was not prosecuted about his case. The court agreed it was too long and they ruled towards the defendant and the amendment.