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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Amendment XI (the Eleventh Amendment) of the United States Constitution was passed by the U.S. Congress on March 4, 1794 and was ratified on February 7, 1795.
Amendment XVI in the National Archives Amendment XVI (the Sixteenth Amendment) of the United States Constitution was ratified on February 3, 1913.
Amendment XVII in the National Archives Amendment XVII (the Seventeenth Amendment) of the United States Constitution was passed by the Senate on June 12, 1911 and by the House on May 13, 1912.
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 Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Congress and the state legislatures felt increasing pressure to pass the Constitutional amendment because of the Vietnam War, in which many young men who were ineligible to vote were conscripted to fight, and died.
The amendment passed through Congress when it was reintroduced by Randolph in 1971, and within months passed three-fourths of the state legislatures, more quickly than any other amendment.
Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland, lowered voting age to 18
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.
State militias and the United States: changed responsibilites for a new era.
State laws and the independent judiciary: an analysis of the effects of the Seventeenth Amendment on the number of Supreme Court cases holding state laws unconstitutional.
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 LII: Constitution
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 enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
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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 The Constitution of the United States of America
United States, 371 U.S. The factors used to determine whether the taint has been dissipated are the time between the illegal arrest and the confession, whether there were intervening circumstances (such as consultation with others, Miranda warnings, etc.), and the degree of flagrancy and purposefulness of the official conduct.
United States, 335 U.S. In general, with regard to exceptions to the warrant clause, conduct must be tested by the reasonableness standard enunciated by the first clause of the Amendment, Terry v.
United States, 353 U.S. 346 (1957), the Court held that the seizure of the entire contents of a house and the removal to F.B.I. offices 200 miles away for examination, pursuant to an arrest under warrant of one of the persons found in the house, was unreasonable.
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 The Constitution of the United States of America
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, chosen by the legislature thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.
The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.
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 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > Constitution of the United States
Written in 1787, ratified in 1788, and in operation since 1789, the United States Constitution is the world’s longest surviving written charter of government.
Membership in the House is apportioned according to the population of the states.
The 13th amendment abolished slavery and the 14th amendment provided that representation would be determined according to the whole number of persons in each state, not by the “three-fifths” of the slaves.
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  Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution Summary
Amendment IV (the Fourth Amendment) of the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, guards against unreasonable searches and seizures.
United States, 386 U.S.), the Supreme Court ruled that there is no search unless an individual has an "expectation of privacy" and the expectation is "reasonable"—that is, it is one that society is prepared to recognize.
United States, 232 U.S.), however, the Supreme Court adopted the "exclusionary rule," under which evidence seized unlawfully is rendered inadmissible in court.
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 Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amendment V (the Fifth Amendment) of the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, is related to legal procedure.
United States, 369 U.S. An acquittal in a trial by judge (bench trial) is also generally not appealable by the prosecution, United States v.
United States, 284 U.S.), the Supreme Court held that "where the same act or transaction constitutes a violation of two distinct statutory provisions, the test to be applied to determine whether there are two offenses or only one, is whether each provision requires proof and love of a fact which the other does not".
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 Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, which barred slavery, and the Fourteenth Amendment, which guaranteed former slaves citizenship, there were still fears by the Radical Republicans that sympathizers to the Confederate cause would attempt to achieve through suppression of the fl vote what they could not obtain by war.
For example, most states required literacy tests, but voters were exempt if they could prove that one of their grandfathers had been eligible to vote (the original "grandfather clause").
The Democratic Party of the State of Mississippi was "whites only"—a trick they pulled off because legally the Democratic party was a private organization, not a government agency, and therefore was not required to obey the provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The U.S. Constitution styles itself the "supreme law of the land." Courts have interpreted this phrase to mean that when laws (including state constitutions) that have been passed by state legislatures, or by the (national) U.S. Congress, are found to conflict with the federal constitution, these laws are ultra vires and have no effect.
The United States is a common law country, and courts are obliged to follow the precedents established in prior cases.
The Constitution of the United States has also served as a model for the constitutions of numerous other nations, including the second oldest codified constitution, the May Constitution of Poland, which was written in 1791.
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 Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This amendment to the United States Constitution provides that any change in the of members of Congress shall take effect only after the general election.
This was one of the twelve constitutional originally submitted by the 1st Congress in 1789 ten of which became the United States Bill of Rights in 1791.
However when the June 1792 ratification of all twelve amendments by Kentucky General Assembly during that commonwealth's initial of statehood later came to light it quickly realized that the 27th Amendment's incorporation the Constitution was actually finalized two days than previously thought—and by the state whose acted immediately prior to Michigan's.
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 Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, guarantees several protections related to legal procedure.
United States '' (1978), it was held that "it should make no difference that the reviewing court, rather than the trial court, determined the evidence to be insufficient." Another exception arises in cases of conviction for lesser offenses.
Fifth Amendment protections apply wherever and whenever an individual is compelled to testify, including in settings such as grand jury or congressional hearings.
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 amendment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ghost Amendment: The Thirteenth Amendment that Never Was History of a pro-slavery constitutional amendment proposed by Congress in 1861.
Amendment - Amendment has at least two meanings: An amendment is a formal alteration to any official document or record, typically with the aim of improving it...
Eighteenth Amendment - The ' Eighteenth Amendment ' may refer to the: Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - established Prohibition..
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 Third Amendment To the United States Constitution Encyclopedia Article @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Founding Fathers' intention in writing this amendment was to prevent the recurrence of soldiers being quartered in private citizens' houses as was done in Colonial America by the British military under the Quartering Act before the American Revolution (1775/6).
The process of adoption by ratifications by the requisite number of states was completed on December 15, 1791.
It was noted that the Supreme Court had rejected notions that Fourth Amendment protections extended only to owners of property, that Court having ruled that "one who owns or lawfully possesses or controls property will in all likelihood have a legitimate expectation of privacy." Similarly, the Circuit Court extended Third Amendment protections to tenants.
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 Definition of Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
Amendment XV (the Fifteenth Amendment) of the United States Constitution was ratified on February 3, 1870 and states:
After the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment barring slavery, and the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteeing former slaves citizenship, there were still fears by the Radical Republicans that sympathizers to the Confederate cause would attempt to achieve through suppression of the fl vote what they could not obtain by war.
The Democratic Party of the State of Mississippi was "whites only" - a trick they pulled off because legally the Democratic party was a private organization, not a government agency, and therefore was not required to obey the provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment.
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 Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution in TutorGig Encyclopedia
United States, 386 U.S.), the Supreme Court ruled that there is no search unless an individual has an "expectation of privacy" and the expectation is "reasonable"—that is, it is one that society is prepared to recognize.
The constitution clearly declares that all powers not specifically granted to the federal government are the domain of the individual states.
In the fourth amendment the object is the right of people to be secure in those things which they own and which are personal to them.
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 Fourth amendment to the united states constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 LII: Constitution
The Constitution of the United States of America
Amendment XII [Election of President and Vice-President (1804)]
Amendment XIV [Privileges and Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt (1868)]
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 Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The right of citizens of the United who are eighteen years of age or to vote shall not be denied or by the United States or by any on account of age.
The 26th Amendment was formally certified President Richard Nixon on July 5 1971.
Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland voting age to 18)
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 Emory Law School: Historical Documents - Constitution of the United States
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 NARA | The National Archives Experience
ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, proposed by Congress, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the original Constitution.
Amendment II 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 IX The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
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