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  • The Ninth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads: ... that are not named. Yet neither the language nor the history of the Ninth Amendment offers any hints as to the nature of the rights it was designed to protect.
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  • ... Protection Clause]]</span> of the <span>[[Fourteenth Amendment|Fourteenth Amendment]]</span>. These decisions and initiatives came to be known as affirmative a ... U.S. society. These groups appealed for equal rights under the Fourteenth Amendment, and they sought opportunity in the public arenas of education and employme
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  • ...t|Fifth Amendment]] [[Due Process|Due Process]]</span> rights had not been violated. ...e. In his junior year, he was named a battalion commander in charge of one-sixth of the academy's 4,500 students. After Steffan acknowledged his homosexuali
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  • ...med of the nature and cause of the accusation against them." But the Sixth Amendment does not guarantee defendants the right to be informed of the charged offen ...ded the <span>[[Right To Counsel|right to counsel]]</span> under the Sixth Amendment. ''Hamilton v. Alabama'', 368 U.S. 52, 82 S.Ct. 157, 7 L.Ed.2d 114 (U.S.Ala
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  • ...ntain the facts justifying the change. The <span>[[Eighth Amendment|Eighth Amendment]]</span> to the Constitution and the provisions of most state constitutions ...e Supreme Court held that <span>[[Due Process|due process]]</span> was not violated by the detention of individuals without bail.
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  • .... Supreme Court, in a 5&#x2013;4 vote, held that their rights had not been violated, because they were free without bail and not under indictment during the 90
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  • ...acial <span>[[Segregation|segregation]]</span> in facilities for travelers violated the [[Interstate_Commerce_Act|<span>Interstate Commerce Act</span>]] (49 U. ...other majority opinion, Black wrote that the <span>[[Sixth Amendment|Sixth Amendment]]</span> right of an accused to confront witnesses extends to defendants in
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  • ...der these two statutes. Therefore, the gun count in the carjacking statute violated the Double Jeopardy Clause.</p> <p>Bodette, David C. 2001. "The Sixth Circuit Interprets the 'Person or Presence' Requirement of the Federal Carj
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  • ...ions to be inadmissible because the police had obtained them in a way that violated basic liberty and justice principles. The Court in ''Brown'' announced a du ... 1, 84 S. Ct. 1489, 12 L. Ed. 2d 653 (1964), the Court held that the Fifth Amendment privilege against <span>[[Self Incrimination|self-incrimination]]</span>, w
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  • ...itnesses against him." The Confrontation Clause, as this part of the Sixth Amendment is generally known, was understood traditionally to mean that criminal defe ...rderly conduct]]</span>, yet demands to remain in the courtroom, the Sixth Amendment allows a trial court to have that defendant bound and gagged so that his or
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  • ...bers of the Senate. However, the <span>[[Seventeenth Amendment|Seventeenth Amendment]]</span> now requires all senators to be elected directly by the people of ...Twenty-third Amendments. The <span>[[Twenty Second Amendment|Twenty-second amendment]]</span> limits the president to two terms in office, and the Twentieth and
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  • ... rights that are guaranteed by the <span>[[Fourteenth Amendment|Fourteenth Amendment]]</span> to the U.S. Constitution. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the convictions and sentence, ''United States v. Lanier'',
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  • ...VI, and VIII to the U.S. Constitution. The <span>[[Fourth Amendment|Fourth Amendment]]</span> covers the right to be free from unreasonable searches and arrests ...val of a search or arrest. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the Fourth Amendment does not require a warrant for all searches; rather, it prohibits unreasona
    40 KB (6,361 words) - 21:51, 7 January 2010
  • ...on on the ground that he had been denied the <span>[[Sixth Amendment|Sixth Amendment]]</span> right to a jury trial. ... government was an equitable remedy, the Supreme Court said, and the Sixth Amendment right to a jury trial does not apply in equitable proceedings. To preserve
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  • ...e of due process of law, found in the [[Fifth Amendment]] and [[Fourteenth Amendment]] to the [[Constitution of the United States|U.S. Constitution]], prohibits ... deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law." This amendment restricts the powers of the federal government and applies only to actions
    20 KB (3,149 words) - 22:38, 28 May 2014
  • ... are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." Although this amendment does not specifically direct the states to assume the responsibility for pr == Student Speech and the First Amendment ==
    45 KB (6,840 words) - 22:33, 30 August 2010
  • ...109, 104th Cong., 1st Sess., 141 Cong. Rec. H9670-04 [1995]). The proposed amendment states, in part,</p> ...ifornia measure, CA Const. art. 3, &#xA7; 6 (West), a state constitutional amendment approved in 1986, simply states,</p>
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  • ...olice. The Court held that the defendant's Sixth Amendment rights had been violated because the police had used the accomplice to elicit incriminatory statemen ...etermining whether a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to counsel had been violated.
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  • <p>In 1974 and 1976, Gingrich ran for a seat in the U.S. House from Georgia's Sixth District, a rural and suburban region on the northern outskirts of Atlanta. ...rich coveted&#x2014;of ethics violations. Gingrich claimed that Wright had violated House rules in his dealings with a Texas developer and in the manner by whi
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  • ...Process Clause]]</span> ''of the'' <span>[[Fourteenth Amendment|Fourteenth Amendment]]</span>. ...n> (Sixth Amendment) and the right to a jury trial in civil cases (Seventh Amendment)—have not been applied to the states through the incorporation doctrine.
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