Interpreting the Bill of Rights How the Bill

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Interpreting the Bill of Rights How the Bill of Rights protects & provides privileges

Interpreting the Bill of Rights How the Bill of Rights protects & provides privileges for you!

Luke was found innocent of armed robbery, but the state decided to bring him

Luke was found innocent of armed robbery, but the state decided to bring him to trial again anyway.

5 th – violation of double jeopardy

5 th – violation of double jeopardy

After being found guilty of driving while intoxicated, the court ordered that Carolyn spend

After being found guilty of driving while intoxicated, the court ordered that Carolyn spend the next 30 years in solitary confinement.

8 th – cruel punishment (does not fit the crime)

8 th – cruel punishment (does not fit the crime)

The citizens of Upper Creek voted to double the taxes of all Catholics.

The citizens of Upper Creek voted to double the taxes of all Catholics.

1 st – discriminating based on religion

1 st – discriminating based on religion

In a civil trial where the dispute was more than $20, both sides were

In a civil trial where the dispute was more than $20, both sides were denied a jury trial.

th 7 – right to a jury in civil disputes

th 7 – right to a jury in civil disputes

For no apparent reason, the police stopped Rita while she was driving and began

For no apparent reason, the police stopped Rita while she was driving and began to search through her car trunk and personal luggage.

th 4 – no search warrant or probable cause

th 4 – no search warrant or probable cause

The United States attorney general ordered all American citizens to turn in their rifles

The United States attorney general ordered all American citizens to turn in their rifles by noon on Saturday.

nd 2 – right to bear arms shall not be infringed

nd 2 – right to bear arms shall not be infringed

Judge M. T. Nasty ordered a doctor to cut off the right hand of

Judge M. T. Nasty ordered a doctor to cut off the right hand of Marty, a convicted pickpocket.

th 8 – cruel (& really unusual) punishment

th 8 – cruel (& really unusual) punishment

The federal government decided that state governments were no longer necessary.

The federal government decided that state governments were no longer necessary.

th 10 – right to states to maintain powers

th 10 – right to states to maintain powers

The president declared that the only rights Americans have are those listed in the

The president declared that the only rights Americans have are those listed in the first eight amendments.

th 9 – right to the individuals to retain powers not stated

th 9 – right to the individuals to retain powers not stated

A United States representative prohibited a local newspaper from printing an editorial that was

A United States representative prohibited a local newspaper from printing an editorial that was critical of his record.

st 1 – freedom of the press

st 1 – freedom of the press

During peacetime the army ordered the residents of Seattle to house its soldiers.

During peacetime the army ordered the residents of Seattle to house its soldiers.

rd 3 – right to refuse quartering of soldiers

rd 3 – right to refuse quartering of soldiers

A group of labor leaders was told that it could not conduct a peaceful

A group of labor leaders was told that it could not conduct a peaceful rally in the town square.

st 1 – right to peaceably assemble

st 1 – right to peaceably assemble

Henry was arrested for shoplifting but was not brought to trial for five years.

Henry was arrested for shoplifting but was not brought to trial for five years.

th 6 – right to a speedy trial

th 6 – right to a speedy trial

The judge insisted that the defendant take the stand explain his actions on the

The judge insisted that the defendant take the stand explain his actions on the night of the alleged crime.

th 5 – right to refuse to incriminate oneself/right to refuse to speak

th 5 – right to refuse to incriminate oneself/right to refuse to speak

The police decided to place a “bug” in Kevin’s home telephone in the hope

The police decided to place a “bug” in Kevin’s home telephone in the hope they would uncover some kind of crime.

th 4 – right to appropriate searches based on a warrant

th 4 – right to appropriate searches based on a warrant

Congress passed a law banning the practice of Buddhism in the United States.

Congress passed a law banning the practice of Buddhism in the United States.

st 1 – right to freedom of religion

st 1 – right to freedom of religion

 • Congress told the state of Montana that it would no longer be

• Congress told the state of Montana that it would no longer be able to issue marriage licenses.

th 10 – rights of the states

th 10 – rights of the states

Melissa was arrested and placed in jail without being informed of the nature or

Melissa was arrested and placed in jail without being informed of the nature or cause of the accusation.

th 6 – right to be informed of the nature of the accusation of

th 6 – right to be informed of the nature of the accusation of guilt

After being charged with arson, Nate was denied the right to counsel for his

After being charged with arson, Nate was denied the right to counsel for his defense.

th 6 – right to an attorney

th 6 – right to an attorney

Judge Stone placed Nina’s bail for stealing sour patch kids at $500, 000.

Judge Stone placed Nina’s bail for stealing sour patch kids at $500, 000.

th 8 – unreasonable bail

th 8 – unreasonable bail