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Amendments form a zone of privacy

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"Privacy" is not a word you'll find in the U.S. Constitution or the Bill of Rights.

But the Supreme Court has asserted that various amendments have combined to create a zone of privacy.

The rights, which combined create that zone, are the First Amendment right of association, the Third Amendment prohibition against quartering soldiers in homes, the Fourth Amendment ban on illegal searches, the Fifth Amendment's protection against self-incrimination and the Ninth Amendment assertion that individuals may enjoy rights not specifically defined in the Constitution.