Essays Tagged: "Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution"

The importance of Jury service The conclusion may need some work

stem is so important that the framers of the constitution put it in the Bill of Rights in 1791. The sixth amendment clearly states "A person accused of a crime has the right to be tried in court witho ...

(1 pages) 68 2 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

AN example where the bill of rights have been violated!

on-citizens.Example of Bill of rightsThe previous example pertained to the first, fourth, fifth and sixth amendment rights of the citizens and non citizens, mentioned in the Bill of Rights.Amendment I ...

(2 pages) 76 2 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Six Amendment

From the Federal Crimes Act of 1790 to Miranda v. Arizona 364 U.S. 436 (1966) the Sixth Amendment right to counsel had developed tremendously. This essay will explore the development ... n it applies to a individual. The notion of effective counsel will also be defined by the Court.The Sixth Amendment was long interpreted as only meaning the right to counsel of ones choice and at ones ... e Court applied the right to counsel to all offenses involving the possibility of imprisonment. The Sixth Amendment right to counsel has came along way.The Sixth Amendment guarantees an accused the as ...

(1 pages) 81 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The bill of rights

Bill of RightsAmendment ICongress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the fr ... ght of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.Amendment IIA well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of ... the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.Amendment IIINo soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of th ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Top 5 crucial amendments fully in depth

1) Amendment I- discusses about that Congress is not aloud to make a law against an establishment of a ... ople peaceably to assemble, and lastly to appeal the government for a compensation of grievances.2) Amendment IV- is the right of the people to be secure in their houses, papers, and any of their prop ... ty, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.3) Amendment V- it means that no person is aloud to be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise a wel ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Ring V. Arizona Case Brief

to the US Supreme Court.Issue before the US Supreme Court:As to the right to a jury trial under the sixth amendment, as made applicable to the states through the fourteenth amendment, may a judge alon ... ts application to the death sentence context, stating:"The right to trial by jury guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment would be senselessly diminished if it encompassed the fact-finding necessary to incr ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

"The Bill of Rights" Amendment explination also Philosopher that inspired Bill of Rights.

The Bill of Rights is a series of amendments 1-10. These amendments guarantee freedom of speech, right to a jury, freedom of the press ... the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people to protest reasonably.The second Amendment States that a person has the right to bear arms, in other words own a gun so that in case ... ncy (as in another revolution) we can defend ourselves. The government has no right to destroy this amendment and any other amendment. It also says that the people have the right to form a militia at ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

For Better or Worse

t to bear arms ( Second Amendment to the United States Constitution) and the right to a jury trial (Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution)", found at ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights