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STATE CONSTITUTION (EXCERPT)
CONSTITUTION OF MICHIGAN OF 1963
Article I
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

DocumentTypeDescription
Article I § 1SectionPolitical power.
Article I § 2SectionEqual protection; discrimination.
Article I § 3SectionAssembly, consultation, instruction, petition.
Article I § 4SectionFreedom of worship and religious belief; appropriations.
Article I § 5SectionFreedom of speech and of press.
Article I § 6SectionBearing of arms.
Article I § 7SectionMilitary power subordinate to civil power.
Article I § 8SectionQuartering of soldiers.
Article I § 9SectionSlavery and involuntary servitude.
Article I § 10SectionAttainder; ex post facto laws; impairment of contracts.
Article I § 11SectionSearches and seizures.
Article I § 12SectionHabeas corpus.
Article I § 13SectionConduct of suits in person or by counsel.
Article I § 14SectionJury trials.
Article I § 15SectionDouble jeopardy; bailable offenses; commencement of trial if bail denied; bail hearing; effective date.
Article I § 16SectionBail; fines; punishments; detention of witnesses.
Article I § 17SectionSelf-incrimination; due process of law; fair treatment at investigations.
Article I § 18SectionWitnesses; competency, religious beliefs.
Article I § 19SectionLibels, truth as defense.
Article I § 20SectionRights of accused in criminal prosecutions.
Article I § 21SectionImprisonment for debt.
Article I § 22SectionTreason; definition, evidence.
Article I § 23SectionEnumeration of rights not to deny others.
Article I § 24SectionRights of crime victims; enforcement; assessment against convicted defendants.
Article I § 25SectionMarriage.
Article I § 26SectionAffirmative action programs.
Article I § 27SectionHuman embryo and embryonic stem cell research.
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