Questions tagged [bill-of-rights]

Questions relating to a bill of rights establishing rights to the citizens of a country. Notable examples include the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution and the Magna Carta in England.

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Does substantive due process apply to the Second Amendment?

The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution states, in part, "No person shall be ... deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law." Since the 1930's, the Supreme Court ...
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Does the US Constitution guarantee the "certain unalienable rights" asserted in the Declaration of Independence?

To a helpful comment under Political origin/etymology of the political term "constitutional carry" - by extension can we have "constitutional marijuana"? (rhetorical) ...Can you ...
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Does the DOMA fifth amendment protections extend to religious members and unequal treatment by the IRS?

Does the recent SCOTUS decision on the Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA) have any implications on the unconstitutionality of Mortgage Interest deductions for peoples whose religions bar them from ...
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