23 January 2013
“Bill of Rights of The Constitution”
THE BILL OF RIGHTS
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution as Ratified by the States
Dec 15, 1791
Congress Of The United States
Begun and held at the city of New York, on Wednesday
the Fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine.
THE Conventions of a number of the states having at the time of their adopting the
Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of it’s powers,
That further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, ...view middle of the document...
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.
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 person or persons to be seized.
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; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal cadse to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
In all criminal prosecutions, the...