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Flashcards in Bill Of Rights Deck (11)
1

What's the 1st amendment

Congress must not interfere with freedom of religion, speech or press, assembly, and petition

2

2nd amendment

The people may bear arms

3

3rd amendment

Soldiers may not be arbitrarily quartered on the people (none in time or peace or war without consent of owner war - a manner prescribed by law)

4

4th amendment

Unreasonable searches are forbidden
(No searches without search warrants)

5

5th amendment

The individual is guaranteed certain rights when on trial and the right to live, liberty, and property

(No double jeopardy, you don't have to speak

6

6th amendment

An accused person has important rights
(Speedy and public trial , witness, counsel for person's defense)

7

7th amendment

The rules of common law are recognized
(Value in controversy exceeds 20 - right od trial by jury, no fact tried by jury shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States

8

8th amendment

Excessive fines and unusual punishments are forbidden
(No cruel and unusual punishment)

9

9th amendment

The people retain rights not here enumerated (if the const doesnt say you can't, you can)

10

10th amendment

Powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states and the people (federalism)

11

How many amendments are there?

10