"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right . . . to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence." U.S. Constitution, Amendment VI.

"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." U.S. Constitution, Amendment IV.

"Excessive bail shall not be required, excessive fines imposed, nor cruel punishment inflicted." Washington Constitution, Article I § 14.

"No person shall be disturbed in his private affairs, or his home invaded, without authority of law." Washington Constitution, Article I § 7.

"No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." U.S. Constitution, Amendment XIV.

"No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, . . . nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be 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 or life, liberty, or property, without due process of law[.] " U.S. Constitution, Amendment V.

"Justice in all cases shall be administered openly, and without unnecessary delay." Washington Constitution, Article I § 10.

"In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, . . . 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." U.S. Constitution, Amendment VI.

"Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." U.S. Constitution, Amendment VIII.

"No person shall be compelled in any criminal case to give evidence against himself, or be twice put in jeopardy for the same offense." Washington Constitution, Article I § 9.

"The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people" U.S. Constitution, Amendment IX.

"In criminal prosecutions the accused shall have the right to appear and defend in person, or by counsel, to demand the nature and cause of the accusation against him, to have a copy thereof, to testify in his own behalf, to meet the witnesses against him face to face, to have compulsory process to compel the attendance of witnesses in his own behalf, to have a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county in which the offense is charged to have been committed and the right to appeal in all cases[.]" Washington Constitution, Article I § 22.

"Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." U.S. Constitution, Amendment XIII.

"No conviction shall work corruption of blood, nor forfeiture of estate." Washington Constitution, Article I § 15.

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Seattle, WA 98104
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