Optics Not Good for Brennan at Swearing-in Ceremony-Uses U.S. Constitution Without Bill of Rights
or Sixth Amendments were not included, and neither were any of the other Amendments, together, commonly known as the "Bill of Rights" now included in our Constitution. It wasn't until 1791 that The Bill of Rights had become part of our Constitution -- four ...
The secret history of the Bill of Rights
Is the Bill of Rights — made up by the first ... (According to today’s judicial doctrine, some but not all of the rights in the first 10 amendments have applied to the states since the passage of the 14th Amendment after the Civil War).
Defining American privileges and immunities
Today, of course, courts do apply the Bill ... Immunities Clause should not be read as requiring the states to protect unenumerated common-law civil rights. The latter was left to the control of the states subject only to the requirements of due process ...
Free speech and other human rights: the clause that almost sank the Human Rights Bill
The question remains as to whether the removal of this clause will address the free speech ... do not touch the churches’ exemptions. While consolidation might have looked easier to the government than introducing a bill of rights (as the National ...
Passage of the Fourteenth Amendment
This, however, did not guarantee many ... and in violation of the Bill of Rights, especially the 10th Amendment. The 14th Amendment has some positives. More attention is paid to individual civil rights and perhaps due process, but it has come at a price ...