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    Getting a Handle on the Bill of Rights – Part 2

    Last time… on Knowing Better… So I decided to spend this weekend making him a life preserver, since I’ll be working with my hands I figured I’d help you learn the Bill of Rights by using your hands as well. Now to the third amendment, stick with me this one gets a little weird. Where is the detonator? Then I’ll sew these up and add some snaps and stuff to it, and you’ll get to see it in action next week when I finish the bill of rights. So last week we got through the first four amendments of the bill of rights. To recap, the first amendment has five…

  • Why One’s Silence Can Be Used Against Them In Court! This Is What The Supreme Court Says…
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    Why One’s Silence Can Be Used Against Them In Court! This Is What The Supreme Court Says…

    HELLO THERE ALL MY SILENT FRIENDS WHO HAVE CAREFULLY INVOKED THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT. IN THIS VIDEO, LET’S TALK ABOUT WHY YOUR SILENCE COULD BE USED AGAINST YOU IN A COURT OF LAW? IN ONE OF MY PREVIOUS VIDEOS I DISCUSSED HOW TO PROPERLY INVOKE ONE’S RIGHT TO SILENCE AND TO LEGAL COUNSEL. SOME VIEWERS COMMENTED THAT ONE’S SILENCE CAN ACTUALLY BE USED AGAINST THEM ACCORDING TO A RELATIVELY RECENT SUPREME COURT RULING ON THE CASE OF SALINAS V. TEXAS. SO, LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS ISSUE IN THIS VIDEO – UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES CAN ONE’S SILENCE BE USED BY THE PROSECUTION IN A COURT OF LAW.…

  • A Grasp on the Bill of Rights
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    A Grasp on the Bill of Rights

    If you need to remember the Bill of Rights really quickly, using just your hands, here we go. The First Amendment has five rights: Speech, Press, Religion, Petition, and Assembly. The Second Amendment is your right to bear arms. The Third Amendment is your protection from quartering of troops. The Fourth Amendment is your protection from unreasonable search and seizure. The Fifth Amendment is your right to remain silent, protection from double jeopardy, and right to eminent domain. The Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial by jury. The Seventh Amendment is your right to federally sue someone over $20. The Eight Amendment is your protection against cruel and unusual…