Kingmaker

Verlandanian Citizen's Rights

First Clause
The Council of Verland shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Council for a redress of grievances.
Second Clause
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of Verland, the right of the people to keep and bear weapons, shall not be infringed.
Third Clause
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
Fourth Clause
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Fifth Clause
No person shall be held to answer for banditry, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for banditry twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Sixth Clause
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of Verland, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.
Seventh Clause
In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty gold coins, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of Verland, than according to the rules of the common law.
Eighth Clause
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted, excepting any cases of banditry.
Ninth Clause
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
Tenth Clause
The powers not delegated to Verland by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the council, are reserved to the council respectively, or to the people.

Shall present this to the council, I am sure they will have no issues related to this as a starting point for the laws of the land Verland.

Izkrael, Magister of Verland

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