Criminal Justice Amendments

Card Set Information

Criminal Justice Amendments
2012-02-01 23:23:18

Amendments 1-10; 14
Show Answers:

  1. 1
    freedom of religion, speech, the press, peaceable assembly, & petition
  2. 2
    the right to bear arms & a well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state
  3. 3
    prohibits the forced quartering of soldiers out of war time
  4. 4
    prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and sets out requirements for search warrants based on probable cause
  5. 5
    sets out rules for indictment by grand jury and eminent domain, protects the right to due process, and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy
  6. 6
    protects the right to a fair and speedy public trial by jury, including the rights to be notified of the accusations, to confront the accuser, to obtain witnesses and to retain counsel
  7. 7
    provides for the right to trial by jury in certain civil cases, according to common law
  8. 8
    prohibits excessive fines and excessive bail, as well as cruel and unusual punishment
  9. 9
    asserts the existence of unenumerated rights retained by the people
  10. 10
    limits the powers of the federal government to those delegated to it by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states
  11. 14.1
    "all people are created equal" (equal protection clause); all persons born or naturalized in the US and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the US and of the State wherein they reside; no state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the US; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws