United States Constitution

Fourth Amendment

  1. Freedom from unreasonable search and seizures
  2. No warrants without probable cause to arrest, supported by oath or affirmation, particularly describing the person/place/thing to be seized

 

Fifth Amendment

  1. Grand Jury Indictment
  2. Right against being twice placed in jeopardy for life or limb.
  3. Right against self-incrimination
  4. Right to due process of law

 

Sixth Amendment

  1. Right to a speedy and public trial
  2. Right to an impartial jury where the crime was committed
  3. Right to be informed of nature and cause of the accusation
  4. Right to be confronted with witnesses against the accused
  5. Right to the compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in the accused’s favor
  6. Right to assistance of counsel

 

Eighth Amendment

  1. Prohibits excessive bail and fines
  2. Right against cruel and unusual punishment

 

Texas Constitution

Tex. Const., Art. I, Sect. 9

  1. Freedom from all unreasonable search and seizures
  2. No warrant to search a place or to seize a person or thing shall issue without describing them as near as can be, nor without probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation

 

Tex. Const., Art. I, Sect. 10

  1. Right to a speedy public trial by an impartial jury
  2. Right to demand the nature and cause of the accusation against him, and to have a copy
  3. Right not to be compelled to give evidence against himself
  4. Right to be heard by himself or counsel, or both
  5. Right to be confronted by witnesses against him
  6. Right to compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor
  7. Right to grand jury indictment

 

Tex. Const., Art. I, Sect. 13

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel or unusual punishment inflicted

 

Tex. Const., Art. I, Sect. 14

Right against being twice placed in jeopardy of life or liberty

 

Tex. Const., Art. I, Sect. 15

The right of trial by jury shall remain inviolate. The legislature shall pass laws as needed to regulate and maintain its purity and efficiency.

 

Tex. Const., Art. I, Sect. 19

No citizen shall be deprived of life, liberty, property, privileges or immunities, or in any manner disfranchised , except by the due course of the law of the land.