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Category: Constitutional Law

The 14th Amendment Explained

The 14th amendment is a constitutional amendment that defines citizenship, equal protection and due process for all people in the United States. These rights are given to anyone who lives on American

Double Jeopardy Law

You may have heard about the double jeopardy law by watching crime and justice shows like Law & Order, but perhaps you may not know how it works in the real world.

The Exclusionary Rule

The United States Constitution was drafted to protect some of the very freedoms that we enjoy today. In this article, we will take a look at one of the legal rules based

Is Slander Protected by the First Amendment?

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects freedom of speech and is, as such, considered one of the most important protections that exist in a democratic society. Without free speech protections,

Probable Cause Arrests vs. Arrest Warrants

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. It goes on to specify that warrants for searches and seizures may only be issued by a court