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Crime & Federalism: The Forgotten Ninth Amendment

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Here's a quick Constitutional law quiz: Name the last case in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Ninth Amendment was a substantive limit to the reach of the Government power. Having trouble?
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8th amendment protection

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The Supreme Court ruled California prison overcrowding unconstitutional and upheld an order that could force the release of inmates. they may have done terrible thinngs to get them into jail, but it does not make them any less of a person to deny them of rights. such as the 8th amendment which entiles no curel or unusual punishment.

 

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7th amendment protected

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The Discovery Institute is a conservative think tank headquartered in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to the reinvigoration of traditional Western principles and institutions and the worldview...
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5th amendment protected

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The Virginia couple who slipped through White House security and shook hands with President Obama will invoke the Fifth Amendment, which protects against self-incrimination, if subpoenaed to testify...
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3rd amendment protected

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WASHINGTON, DC —Thanks to the group's tireless efforts, six generations of civilians have never known the cruelty and duress of quartering unruly foot-soldiers, they have been trying to protect the third amendment for all these years.

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2nd amendment violated, and about to be reformed???

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The best way to make sense of the Second Amendment is to take away all the commas.
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1st amendment protected

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The Supreme Court today voided a 2005 California law that banned the sale of 'violent video games' to minors.
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10th amendment violation

The Supreme Court seemed ready Tuesday to hand criminal defendants a new weapon against federal prosecutors, allowing them to contend they were charged under laws that usurp authority the Constitution reserves for state governments.
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9th amendmet violated

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the 9th amendment defends all the rights not listed in the constitution. One right that is not listed is privacy. though the constitution does not defend against privacy specifically, but the 9th amendment does cover for it. but why is it overlooked so much today. an example is this article which does not even state the 9th amendment, yet it does protect all unnames rights

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8th amendment violation

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The New Republic: Supreme Court Fails To Rationalize Decisions About Cruel And Unusual Punishment...
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7th amnedment violated

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The following post is by Bill Rooklidge. Rooklidge is a patent litigator and former head of the AIPLA. He clerked at the Federal Circuit in the early 1980's. Richard Cauley’s March 14, 2009 guest post accurately characterized the damages reform...
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4th amendment violated

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A college student who was arrested for stripping down at airport security to reveal the Fourth Amendment written across his chest is now suing the U.S. government for violating his rights as ordained in -- you guessed it -- the Fourth Amendment.
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2nd amendment protected, but used in the wrong way?

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[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/08/02/art.bachmann0121.gi.jpg caption="Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minnesota, ended her bus tour Thursday, by shooting amunition. the Right to bear arms has gone lower???

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1st amendment violated

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Two Florida school officials will be in court next month to answer charges that they violated a court order when they prayed in public after a school secretary was cleared on similar charges.
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