Human rights in the United States

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  • Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Eighth Amendment (Amendment VIII) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791) prohibiting the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines, or cruel and unusual punishment.
  • Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
  • Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Fifth Amendment (Amendment V) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights and protects a person from being compelled to be a witness against himself in a criminal case.
  • Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and requires any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause.
  • Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Ninth Amendment (Amendment IX) to the United States Constitution addresses rights, retained by the people, that are not specifically enumerated in the Constitution.
  • Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Seventh Amendment (Amendment VII) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights.
  • Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Sixth Amendment (Amendment VI) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights that sets forth rights related to criminal prosecutions.
  • Stand in the Schoolhouse Door
    The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door took place at Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama on June 11, 1963.
  • Third Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Third Amendment (Amendment III) to the United States Constitution places restrictions on the quartering of soldiers in private homes without the owner's consent, forbidding the practice in peacetime.
  • Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.
  • Twenty-fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Twenty-fourth Amendment (Amendment XXIV) of the United States Constitution prohibits both Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.
  • Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Twenty-sixth Amendment (Amendment XXVI) to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States who are at least eighteen years old.
  • Enhanced interrogation techniques
    "Enhanced interrogation techniques" is a euphemism for the U.
  • United States Bill of Rights
    The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.
  • Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
    The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex.
  • Black site
    In military terminology, a black site is a location at which an unacknowledged black project is conducted.
  • Smith Act
    The Alien Registration Act of 1940 (Smith Act), 76th United States Congress, 3d session, ch.
  • African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)
    The Civil Rights Movement or 1960s Civil Rights Movement (sometimes referred to as the "African-American Civil Rights Movement" although the term "African American" was not widely used in the 1950s and 1960s) encompasses social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law.
  • Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District
    Tammy Kitzmiller, et al.
  • PRISM (surveillance program)
    PRISM is a clandestine surveillance program under which the United States National Security Agency (NSA) collects internet communications from at least nine major US internet companies.
  • Scottsboro Boys
    The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers falsely accused in Alabama of raping two White American women on a train in 1931.
  • Right to keep and bear arms in the United States
    The right to keep and bear arms in the United States is a fundamental right protected by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, part of the Bill of Rights, and by the constitutions of most U.
  • List of U.S. states by incarceration and correctional supervision rate
    This article has lists of U.
  • Second Bill of Rights
    The Second Bill of Rights is a list of rights that was proposed by U.