The Bill of Rights - 200 Years 200 Facts Author:Philip Morris Judges have spoken eloquently about it. Lawyers have made it the cornerstone of many a case. Historians have praised it's genius. But the people who must understand the Bill of Rights most are the people it's designed to protect. As Albert Einstein said "The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each cit... more »izen to defend it." Of course, you needn't be an Einstein to appreciate the Bill of Rights.
The following questions and answers will illuminate this important document - the heart and soul of our liberty.
These are brief discussions of certain and often complex constitutional issues arising from the Bill of Rights. These questions are meant to be instructive and to stimulate Americans to think about values inherent in the Bill of Rights. These questions are general in nature. The law is very complex, and some of the answers to these questions might not apply to specific sets of facts.
This information has been verified by American History Workshop, and independent association of professional historians in Brooklyn, NY.« less