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Civil Rights 42 U.S.C. § 1983

The Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, is a list of limitations on the Federal government’s power.  The Bill of Rights protects “unalienable rights” such as freedom of speech, press, association, and assembly.  Additionally, it provides for guaranteed procedures for those suspected or accused of committing crimes.  These include the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures, prohibitions of cruel and unusual punishment, and right to a speedy, public trial by an impartial jury.  Moreover, almost the entire Bill of Rights applies to the

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