Sandra Day O'Connor, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (retired), explains how the 1st and the 14th amendments have shaped legal decisions.
Amendment, in legislation, is a change in a law, or in a bill before it becomes a law. Bills often have amendments attached before a legislature votes on them. The 1st and the 14th amendments are the most often heard by the supreme court.
Amendment 1: Freedom of religion, speech, and the press; rights of assembly and petition
Amendment 14: Civil rights
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