Articles related to constitutional rights
Do Illegal Aliens Have Constitutional Rights? - US Government Info
Do not let the fact that the term "illegal aliens" does not appear in the U.S. Constitution lead you to believe that its rights and freedoms do not apply to them.
U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights - US Government Info - About.com
All about the United States Constitution including the complete text. Find out how the Supreme Court interprets the Constitution.
Bill of Rights 12 Original Amendments - US Constitution History
The original Bill of Rights, as sent to the then 11 states for ratification in 1789 proposed 12, not 10 amendments to the Constitution.
The Bill of Rights - US Constitution Amendments 1-10
The resulting Constitution did not address the rights of individuals, which became an bone of contention during ratification. The provisions contained in the Bill of ...
That's Not in the Constitution! Rights Not Spelled Out
Debates about whether some particular right is in the Constitution or not are really debates about how to read and interpret the Constitution. Those who claim ...
Women in US Constitutional History: Sex Discrimination
Find key turning points in US constitutional history related to sex discrimination and women's rights.
Women in US Constitutional History: Women's Reproductive Rights
Limits on reproductive rights and decisions by women were mostly covered by state laws in the US, until the last half of the 20th century when the Supreme Court ...
Constitutional Myths - Myths about United States Constitution
Lawsuits over violations of the separation of church and state rely on arguing that these are violations of people's constitutional rights. This means that confusing ...
Right to Privacy (Origins and History) - Civil Liberties - About.com
The right to privacy is the time-travel paradox of constitutional law: even though it didn't exist as a constitutional doctrine until 1961, and didn't form the basis of a ...
Is Separation of Church and State in the Constitution?
For example, nowhere in the Constitution will you find words like "right to privacy" or even "right to a fair trial." Does this mean that no American citizen has a right ...