Tag: series of amendments

Glossary of Legislative Terms: “Queen-of-the-Hill Rule”

Glossary of Legislative Terms: “Queen-of-the-Hill Rule”

See Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)     Courses Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing Custom, On-Site Training Congressional Operations Poster, with Federal Budget Process Flowchart Federal Budgeting, a Five-Course series on CD Congress, the Legislative Process, […]

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 5 (Fifth Amendment – Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 5 (Fifth Amendment – Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 5 (Amendments 1-10 are known as the Bill Of Rights) (5th Amendment) Amendment V. (Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings) No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising […]