Amendments project, Chris McMillan
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Introduction

Introduction: The bill of rights is the first 10 of 27 amendments. The amendments I discuss in my project are the 1st, 4th,....

 

The 1st amendment is the freedont of speech, petitions and assembly.

 

The 4th amendment is search and arrest.

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U.S. Supreme Court Case Raises Privacy Questions

U.S. Supreme Court Case Raises Privacy Questions | Amendments project, Chris McMillan | Scoop.it

Analysis: The police planted a tracking device on a car without obtaining a warrant. The police need a warrant to do that, thats breaking the 4th amendment, which is unconstitutional

 

 

Should police be allowed to track vehicles by putting a GPS on them without a search warrant?

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Brief Details Jury Nullification Case Against Julian Heicklen

Brief Details Jury Nullification Case Against Julian Heicklen | Amendments project, Chris McMillan | Scoop.it

 Analysis: This man was considered a criminal for his brochures that are against jury nullification, the controversial view that if jurors disagree with a law, they may not consider their oaths to follow it and may acquit a defendant who violated it.  He is practicing the 1st amendment by having freedom of speech and the freedom of the press too. His right is being threatned because he was indited but judges think his case will be dismissed. I think the act is unconstitutional because this man does have freedom of speech and may have it taken away from him.

 

 

Federal prosecutors say advocacy by Julian P. Heicklen, a retired professor, is criminal and not protected by the Constitution.

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Dispute Over Monkey Meat Hits on Religious Freedom - August 20, 2007 - The New York Sun

Dispute Over Monkey Meat Hits on Religious Freedom - August 20, 2007 - The New York Sun | Amendments project, Chris McMillan | Scoop.it

Analysis: She is practing their constitutional rights by practicing their religion. The constitutional right is being threatenend because you cant smuggle monkey meat in the United States. She should be able to practice her own religion because the 1st amendment protects the freedom of religion.

 

 

What started as a late-night talk show joke topic — a New York woman originally from Liberia who was indicted for allegedly trying to smuggle steaks of monkey meat into America via John F.

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