The Five Important Amendments Of The United States Constitution

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The Five Important Amendments

The case involves constitutional rights at the heart of our society. “the freedom of a private, voluntary, noncommercial origination to create and interpret its own moral code and to choose leaders and define membership criteria accordingly.” (Scout) However, we have discussed these amendments in criminal justice 102. There are five important amendments of the united states constitution. The 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th and 14th amendments. Why are the amendments important? It ensures our freedom as the people. First, let’s talk about the 4th Amendment. Search and Arrest Warrant, “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable search and seizure, 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’s things to be seized.” (U. s Constitution,46). This amendment is important to citizens to secure a person’s home and not to invade privacy for unreasonable searches and seizures. If an officer was informed by someone in the neighborhood they can issue out a search warrant to search the premises. Also, it is important for a jury and bench trail cases to let the court know if the police officers follow the procedural guidelines when entering a home. The 5th Amendment is the right in criminal cases. “no person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otehewesie infamous crime,…

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