Amendment I: Freedom of speech, religion, press,
petition and assembly

A1.1.1  Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof;

A1.1.2  or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press;

A1.1.3  Or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the
Government for
a redress of grievances.



Amendment II: Right to bear arms

A2.1.1  A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the
right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.



Amendment III: Quartering of soldiers

A3.1.1  No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the
consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.



Amendment IV: Warrants and searches

A4.1.1  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, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation,
and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to
be seized.



Amendment V: Indictment, double jeopardy,
self-incrimination, property rights

A5.1.1  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 forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or
public danger;

A5.1.2  nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in
jeopardy of life or limb;

A5.1.3  nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself,
nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law;

A5.1.4  nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.



Amendment VI: Speedy trial, witnesses and accusations

A6.1.1  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 committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law,
and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation;

A6.1.2  to be confronted with the witnesses against him;

A6.1.3  to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have
the Assistance of Counsel for his defense.



Amendment VII: Right to a jury trial.

A7.1.1  In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty
dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall
be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the
rules of the common law.



Amendment VIII: Bail and fines.

A8.1.1  Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel
and unusual punishments inflicted.



Amendment IX: Existence of other rights for the people.

A9.1.1  The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed
to deny or disparage others retained by the people.



Amendment X

A10.1.1  The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor
prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the
people.

End of the Bill of Rights
Constitution of The United States of America
Bill of Rights  
Amendments 1 through 10
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