Bill of Rights

A bill of rights is a document that sets out the fundamental rights and freedoms that individuals have and that are protected by law. It is often incorporated into a country's constitution or other legal framework and serves as a check on the power of the government or other authorities.

The purpose of a bill of rights is to ensure that individuals have certain rights that cannot be taken away by the government or other authorities. These rights may include freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the right to a fair trial, the right to privacy, and protection against discrimination.

The specific contents of a bill of rights may vary depending on the country and its legal system. For example, the United States Bill of Rights includes the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, while the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a separate document that outlines the fundamental rights of Canadian citizens.

A bill of rights is an important legal tool for protecting individual rights and ensuring that governments and other authorities act within their legal boundaries.
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