Bill of Rights – Fourth Amendment – Search and Seizure

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. The […]

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Bill of Rights – Freedom of Petition

“Congress shall make no law … abridging … the right of the people … to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” — from the First Amendment The right to “petition the Government for redress of grievances” is among the oldest in our legal heritage, dating back 800 years to the Magna Carta, and […]

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Bill of Rights – Freedom of Assembly

Congress shall make no law  . . .  or the right of the people peaceably to assemble . . . The First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the United States Congress from enacting legislation that would abridge the right of the people to assemble peaceably.  The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution […]

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