11TH AMENDMENT

11TH AMENDMENT

With this article, the Center for Constitutional Values begins a new series on the amendments after the Bill of Rights.   The 11th Amendment The 11th Amendment’s text is as follows: The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any...
8TH AMENDMENT

8TH AMENDMENT

 8TH AMENDMENT The 8th Amendment to the Constitution protects criminal defendants from what actions the government can take before and after trial. To understand the motivation of James Madison and the other Framers, it is important that we look to English laws and...