Essay on Rights: United States Constitution and Grand Jury

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* Amendment 1- Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. * Freedom of Religion * Freedom of Speech * Freedom of Press * Right to peaceable assemble * Right to petition the government for redress of grievances * Amendment 2 - 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.. * We have the right to form militia * We have the right to own weapons * Amendment 3- 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. * We have the right to refuse hospitatlity to a soldier, unless otherwise stated by law. * Amendment 4 - 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. * Right to privacy * Right not to be searched without warrant * Right to secure private property * Amendment 5 – 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 offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb, nor shall be compelled in any criminal case 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. * Right to a due process * Right to remain silent * Right to not self-incriminate in court * Right to be presented with properly obtained evidence * Amendment 6 - In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed; which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense. * Right to a…