The Importance Of 8 Amendments To The Constitution

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Where would we be without the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Amendments to the Constitution? In jail. We would be at the mercy of those with more power than we have, living without the safeguards against unreasonable search and seizure or protection against self-incrimination and double jeopardy. We would be subject to long incarcerations awaiting trial, held on unreasonable bonds and subjected to cruel and unusual punishments, the likes we have only read about. Simply put, those four Amendments truly protect our lives and liberties. That being said, without negating the importance of the other three amendments, I feel that the 4th Amendment to the Constitution is the most important Amendment. Realistically speaking, at least from the criminal
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