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Amendment Intro

TermDefinition
Bill of Rights A formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1–10, and in all state constitutions.
Bail Property or money given as surety that a person released from custody will return at an appointed time.
Cruel and Unusual Punishment Includes torture, deliberately degrading punishment, or punishment that is too severe for the crime committed.
Double Jeopardy The subjecting of a person to a second trial or punishment for the same offense for which the person has already been tried or punished.
Due Process of Law No citizen may be denied his or her legal rights and all laws must conform to fundamental, accepted legal principles, as the right of the accused to confront his or her accusers.
Eminent Domain The power of the state to take private property for public use with payment of compensation to the owner.
Probable Cause Reasonable ground for a belief, as, in a criminal case, that the accused was guilty of the crime, or, in a civil case, that grounds for the action existed
Rights That which is due to anyone by just claim, legal guarantees, moral principles, etc.
Search and Seizure Examination of a person's property by law enforcement officials investigating a crime and the taking of items as potential evidence.
Self-Incrimination The act of incriminating oneself or exposing oneself to prosecution, especially by giving evidence or testimony.
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