Protects us from having to testify (or provide evidence) against ourselves, guarantees we won’t be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law, also protects us from Double Jeopardy
It’s the “Catch-all” amendment, in otherwise it says, that just because a specific right isn’t listed, doesn’t mean it does not exist. For example, “privacy” is inferred in other amendments, so the 9 th is used to justify the Roe decision.
It’s the States Rights Amendment. It says that whatever rights not listed in the amendment, are reserved to the states…rights such as voting. This is the amendment that was the focus of the Civil War… constitutionally speaking
It guarantees everyone, (regardless of race, gender etc) equal protection of the laws. Used for civil rights suits, Brown v. Board, Christian rights, anything where the federal / state government tries to tread where not wanted.
Establishes Presidential Succession… VP becomes President if POTUS dies, Speaker of House is next, then President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Also allows a VP to remove the President if a majority of the cabinet votes to approve it as a result a President who is incapacitated
First legalized Abortion, based on personal privacy, as inferred in the Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments, and the Ninth Amendment used – just because a right is not enumerated doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist!
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