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8 Bill Rts J. [i] (1975)

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Bi of Rights

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artidle I

ogre.. hall make no law respecting an
establishment of religion, or prohibiting the
free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
speech, or of the press; or the right of the people
peaceably to a..emble., and to petition the Govern-
ment for a redres of grievances.
artide II
well regulated Militia, being necessary to the
security of a free State, the right of the people
to keep and bear Arms, shall not he infringed.
artkit III
o 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.
articit IV
'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 sball 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.
attidl V
n o person shall he 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 niaval forces, or
in the Militia, when in actual service in time
of War or public danger; nor shall any person
be subject for the same offence to be twice put in
jeopardy of life or limb; nor slall be compelled
in any Criminal Case to be a witness against him-
melf, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property,

without due process of law; nor shall private
property be taben for public use, without inat
articli VI
n 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 th crime .hall have been committed,
which district shall have been previously ascer-
tained by law, and to be informed of the nature
and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with
the witnesses against hint; to have compulsory
process for obtaining Witnesses in bi. favor, and
to have the Assistance of Counsel for hi. defence.
article VII
n Suits at common law, where the value in con.
troversy 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.
articl VIll
xcessive bail shall not be required, nor exces-
sive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusnal
punishments inflicted.
!rticle IX
r he enumeration in the Constitution, of certain
rights, shall not be construed to deny or Jia.
parage others retained by the people.
artickl X
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.



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