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Amendments and Court cases


 
  
Created Apr 18, 2011
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1st Amendment
 
Congres will not make a law that could affect the free excercise of Religion,Press,Assembly,Petition...
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2nd Amendment Bearing arms
 
There will be militia to secure the freedom of states,people can have weapons too.
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3rd Amendment Quartering of troops
 
No soldier can brake in a house while there is no war or without the aproval of the owner.
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4th Amendment
 
Searches and seizures are permitable only with a warrant,has to be supported by oath.
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5th Amendment
 
Sets out rules for indictment by grand jury and eminent domain. Protects and prohibits from...
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6th Amendment
 
Protects the right of having a fair and speedy trial
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7th Amendment
 
Provides for the right to trial jury in certain civil cases
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8th Amendment
 
Prohibits excesive fines and excessive bail
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9th Amendment
 
Aserts the exsistance of unenumerated rights retained by the people
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10 Amendment
 
Limits the power of federal goverment to those delegated to it by the constitution
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11th Amendment
 
Lays the foundtion for sovereign inmunity
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12th Amendment
 
Revises presidential election procedures
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13th Amendment
 
Abolishes slavery and involuntary servitud,except punishment for a crime
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14th Amendment
 
defines citizenship. provides for the acquisition of United States citizenship.
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15th Amendment
 
Prohibits the denial of suffrage based on color,race or previous condition of servitud
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16th Amendment
 
Allows  government to collect  income tax
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17th Amendment
 
Relating to the elections of senators.
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18th Amendment 
 
Outlawed the making, selling, transporting, importing and exporting alcohol
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19th Amendment
 
Women's suffrage
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20th Amendment
 
Limited the period time of member of congress and president of the senate
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21st Amendment
 
Repealed the 18th amendment.
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22nd Amendment
 
No president shall serve more than 2 elected terms
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23rd Amendment
 
Provides DC to have the right to vote
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24th Amendment
 
Outlawed poll taxes
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25th Amendment
 
Provision of presidential succesion
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26th Amendment
 
Minimun age for voting cannot b more than 18
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27th Amendment
 
Congeress salary can't increase until after next regular congresional election
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Marbury v Madison
 
Established Judicial review
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McChulloch v Maryland
 
States can't tax federal goverment
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Gibbons v Ogden
 
The decision strengthened the power of the U.S. to regulate any interstate buisness
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Plessy v Ferguson
 
Segregation was permited
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Brown v Board of Education
 
segragation ended...overturned plessy v fergusson
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Roe v Wade
 
The court upheld  a woman's right to choose in this case
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Mapp v Ohio
 
"Exclusionary rule"protection against citizens in state courts, improper police behavior
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Miranda v Arizona
 
Firmly upheld citizens rights to fair trials in state courts
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Gideon v Wainwright
 
State must provide a lawyer if client can' afford one
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Tinker v Des moines
 
Upheld students First amendment rights
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Engel v Vitale
 
The court found NY to be unconstitutional. religious beliefs are embodied in prayers
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Texas v Johnson
 
State could not punish Johnson for burning the flag because the First Amendment protects such...
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Furman v Georgia
 
Many states rewrote their death penalty statues and these were generally upheld in Gregg v...
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Korematsu v U.S.
 
standard to racial discrimination by the government and for being one of only a handful of...
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Hazelwood School District v Kuhlmeier
 
Court upheld the director's actions, school need not tolerate student speech that is not related...
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New Jersey v TLO
 
Court rejected T.L.O argument starting that "the school had a legitimate need to mantain an...

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