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The Bill of Rights expressively forbids...
Cruel and unusual punishment
Since the Constitution was ratified it has been amended...
Fewer than thirty times
Before an amendment is sent to the states it must be approved by...
2/3rds of both houses of Congress.
The Bill of Rights bar all of the following exept.
a. self-incrimination b. trial by jury
c. exessive bail d. unreasonable searches
b. trail by jury
If a newspaper was prevented by the government from publishing an article te criticized the government, it could charge its rights where being violated under the_____
The Bill of Rights includes
The right to jury trials in criminal cases.
For an amendment to be added to the Constitution______of the states must approve it.
In the case of Gideon v Wainright, the Supreme court decided that...
All of those accused of crimes were entitled to a lawyer if te could not afford one themselves
A court can interpret a law or rule on its con