Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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  • Obo's Argument Against Abortion

    Since the colonies of America broke away from Great Britain, the debate on abortion has been disputed. Common law descending from those made in its mother country, several states- beginning with Connecticut-adopted the idea to outlaw abortion after the so called “quickening”. This was the common term used for when movement was felt during pregnancy. The Fourteenth Amendment states, “nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws”. At the time of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, most states prohibited abortion unless it was a medically unsafe for the mother. This culture continued well into the 1950’s when…

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  • The Importance Of Amendments To The Constitution

    The amendments in the Constitution of the United States of America are extremely important to our everyday lives. They symbolize all the rights that we as American citizens are guaranteed to have. While the Constitution is vital to today’s society, it is not perfect. I believe that by extracting a certain amendment and reinforcing others would make the Constitution stronger. In my opinion, the most important amendment is the First Amendment, but the Ninth Amendment should be removed from the…

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  • Roe Vs Wade Case

    Abraham Lincoln declared, “Don 't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” It is the extension of these liberties to include all US citizens that lead to the civil rights movement fooled by the feminist movement in the 1960’s. The rights of the citizens are outlined in the constitution and the US courts are set up to interpret the constitution and uphold it as it applies to different issues. In the midst of the feminist…

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  • Griswold V. Connecticut: A Case Study

    lack of definition in the Constitution. There is no direct Amendment that spells out what privacy is to be expected. The most important case for setting the standards of privacy Griswold v. Connecticut explored this problem. In this case Justice Douglass listed the origins of the right to privacy from coming from the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Ninth Amendments and the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Justice Douglass stated “ The Ninth Amendment obviously does not create…

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  • Case Analysis: Roe V. Wade

    ssues Assignment IV: Courts in Relation to Abortion One of the most widely recognized court cases pertaining to the relativity of abortion within the Supreme Court in the United States of America is the case recognized as (Jane) Roe versus (Henry) Wade which to this day still holds influence in the federal court system and civil society. In short Roe v. Wade was a case in the Texas court system where an expectant mother, joined by another couple and her doctor, who was seeking an abortion in…

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  • Supreme Court Case Analysis

    The Supreme Court of the United States has since used judicial review in cases that have directly impacted civil liberties. Civil liberties are explicit, guaranteed rights that are protected under the Constitution or interpreted throughout different Court cases. These include rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of privacy, the right to vote, and more. One of the first Supreme Court cases regarding civil liberty, which is also one of the most important Supreme Court cases in U.S history,…

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  • Guns A Loaded Argument By Paul Rosenzweig

    The article “Guns a Loaded Argument” by Paul Rosenzweig argues his interpretation of the popular controversy over gun laws in the United States. The author Paul Rosenzweig is an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University. He is also the senior legal research colleague in the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation, the website in which the article is available. The Heritage Foundation is a research and informative institution that publicizes conservative policy…

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  • Roe V. Wade Argument

    In what developmental stage of life is a human considered a person with rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? On December 13th of 1971 this very same question was indirectly presented to the United States Supreme Court in the initial oral argument of the Roe v. Wade case, and later in the reargument on October 11th of 1972. The case involved Norma McCorvey, known as Jane Roe during the trial; Roe’s attorney, Sarah Weddington and Linda Coffee; the defendant and –then– district…

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  • Contraceptives In The Civil Rights Movement

    The Amendments that were explored were the First Amendment, Third Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Ninth Amendment, and the Fourteenth Amendment. The First Amendment, deals with the prohibition of the federal government from limiting the freedom of speech. The Third Amendment, forbids the forcible entrance of military personnel into homes. The Fourth Amendment, secures citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures of property by the government. The Fifth Amendment, protects…

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  • Griswold Vs. Connecticut Supreme Court Case Study

    The United States (US) Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision of Griswold v. Connecticut, established there is a right of privacy protected by the Bill of Rights in the US Constitution. Nevertheless, there is no such word of “privacy” in the entire US Constitution. The precedent established by Griswold v. Connecticut, has been used to decide various landmark cases. Decisions such as Roe v. Wade regarding abortion, and Lawrence v. Texas regarding sodomy, have been influenced by the precedent established…

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