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  • Intro.4 Bill of Rights (First Through Tenth Amendments) Annotated
    On September 12, five days before the Convention adjourned, Mason and Gerry raised the question of adding a bill of rights to the Constitution. Mason said: It would give great quiet to the people; an. . .
  • ArtI.S8.C18.2.2 Implied Power of Congress Over Immigration
    Article I, Section 8, Clause 18: The Congress shall have Power . . . To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested. . .
  • ArtVI.C3.1.1 Oath of Office Requirement
    Article VI, Clause 3: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of t. . .
  • Amdt4.3.2.1 The Need for a Warrant to Conduct a Search or Seizure: Overview
    Fourth Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, b. . .
  • Amdt4.3.2.2.1.1 Neutral and Detached Magistrate
    Fourth Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, b. . .
  • Amdt4.3.2.2.1.2 Probable Cause Requirement
    Fourth Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, b. . .
  • Amdt4.3.2.2.1.3 Particularity Requirement
    Fourth Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, b. . .
  • Amdt4.3.2.2.1.4 Knock and Announce Rule
    Fourth Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, b. . .
  • Amdt4.3.2.2.1.5 Other Considerations When Executing a Warrant
    Fourth Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no s shall issue, but upon. . .
  • Amdt5.4.1 Right to Due Process: Overview
    Fifth Amendment: No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forc. . .
  • Amdt5.4.2 Right to Due Process: Historical Background
    Fifth Amendment: No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forc. . .
  • Amdt6.2.1.1 Right to a Speedy Trial: Historical Background
    Sixth Amendment: In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committ. . .
  • Amdt8.1.1.1 Excessive Bail Prohibition: Historical Background
    Eighth Amendment: Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. This traditional right to freedom before conviction permits the unham. . .
  • Amdt8.1.1.2.1 Excessive Bail Prohibition: Current Doctrine
    Eighth Amendment: Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. The Court first tested and upheld under the Due Process Clause of the. . .
  • Amdt13.S1.1.1 Prohibition Clause
    Thirteenth Amendment, Section 1: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or. . .
  • Amdt13.S1.1.2 Exceptions Clause
    Thirteenth Amendment, Section 1: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or. . .
  • Amdt16.2.1 Sixteenth Amendment: Determination of Income
    Sixteenth Amendment: The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census . . .
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