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Notes from Hunter Creek

By, Roger Wall

The Nineteenth Amendment

The Women’s Suffrage movement diligently worked for almost 80 years in establishing the Right to Vote without regard to gender.  In my opinion, along...

Notes from Hunter Creek: The Eighteenth Amendment

By, Roger Wall Around 1900, a lot of right wing, conservative and anti-immigration forces were gradually uniting on the one issue they could all agree...

Notes From Hunter Creek – The Seventeenth Amendment

By Roger Wall In 1787, at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, the founders and delegates were attempting to replace the Articles of Confederation among the...

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The 16th Amendment Ah,  everyone’s favorite Amendment, right? You like to pay your fair share of your income to support the various public benefits that...

Notes from Hunter Creek – Roger Wall

By Roger Wall The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments These are collectively called the Civil Rights Amendments. All of them were initiated by Abraham Lincoln. All...

The Tenth Amendment

Alright all you “States Rights” people,  here’s your Amendment:  “The Powers not delegated to the U.S. by the Constitution nor prohibited by it to the...

The Ninth Amendment

By Roger Wall The nebulous Ninth Amendment reads as follows:  “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain Rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage...

The Eighth Amendment

The Eighth Amendment reads as follows: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines levied, nor cruel and unusual punishment inflicted.”  Of course this Amendment...

Notes from Hunter Creek- The Seventh Amendment

By Roger Wall This Amendment which is seldomly discussed or litigated reads as follows:   “In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall...

Notes from Roger Wall – The Fifth Amendment

While at first glance, one might think that the Amendment contains disparate language.  It reads as follows:  “No person shall be held to answer for a...
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