Traces how the speech and religion clauses, originally interdependent, have become separated.
Examines the history of the right to bear arms as an individual or collective right.
Explores the necessity, and continued relevance, of protecting individual liberty and the sanctity of the home.
Traces the origins of the “right to remain silent” from Judaic law to the Salem Witch Trials to today.
How the “rights of the accused” were influenced by English politics but reflected a broader concept of liberty.
How trial by jury was established, and how a contemporary jury’s role differs from what the Framers envisioned.
Examines the Framers’ evolving notion of crime and punishment — focused on humanity rather than retribution.
Overlooked but crucial — Amendments 9 and 10 establish the people’s rights and give them power to effect change.
An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the rights we take for granted.