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Policing and the Constitution

responding to crime, and keeping communities safe, agencies are to uphold the constitutional rights of all citizens. The constitution protects all Americans, and also protects and limits law enforcement agencies. The biggest impact the constitution has on police organization is in regards to arrest, innocent until proven guilty, arrest warrants, search and seizures, and working within the basic rights the constitution affords all suspects. Many officers take an oath regarding his or her role and...

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Mckeiver V. Pennsylvania

Issues The juveniles developed their case because the Sixth Amendment states that people have the right to a jury trial in all criminal prosecutions. The boys believed that juveniles should have this right also, considering that were in criminal court. Decisions & Reasoning The decision made by the Supreme Court was that juveniles are not entitled to a jury trial by the Sixth or Fourteenth Amendments. “The State Supreme Court, while recognizing the applicability to juveniles of certain...

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Pretrial Detention

in Texas more than 11,500 inmates are there waiting in pretrial detention which is causing major overcrowding in prisons. In which most of the inmates crimes are possession of crack pipe or minuscule of drugs. In the constitution it guarantees the right to a speedy trial, if that is the case than why are more than 500 of these inmates in Harris county jail in pretrial detention for over a year. About 1,200 have been jailed six months or more though many face only minor felony charges, such as bouncing...

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Article 21 of the Constitution of India After Maneka Gandhi's Case

legal positivism, two specific historical factors directly influenced the Constituent Assembly to explicitly omit a due process clause in the section on Fundamental Rights. The first was the influence of United States Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter on Constitutional Adviser B.N. Rau, who traveled to Britain, Ireland, the United States and Canada in 1947 to meet with jurists regarding the drafting and framing of the Indian Constitution. The second factor was the tumultuous and chaotic period...

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artist. Censoring the artist is violating their right of freedom of speech. Thomas Jefferson once said "I am opposed to any form of tyranny over the mind of man". Therefore, America was founded on the idea that the people would be free from any sort of government tranny. Not being able to have freedom of speech was the most basic form of abuse that the Founding Fathers thought. So, they fought to establish freedom of speech and thus, the Bill of Rights was created and a part of it is the First Amendment...

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27 Amendments

Miguel Reyes 27 Amendments 1st Amendment- People have freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to petition the Government. 2nd Amendment- protects the right to own guns. 3rd Amendment- guarantees that the army cannot force homeowners to give them room and board. 4th Amendment- protects the people from the government improperly taking property, papers, or people, without a valid warrant based on probable cause. 5th Amendment- protects...

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Forensic Science and the Law Essay

Forensic Science and the Law Writing Assignment The three most important Amendments to the United States constitution regarding evidence used to convict or exonerate a suspect are Amendments 4, 5 and 6 which state ideas on Search and Seizure, Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings, and Trial by Jury in Civil Cases. Amendment 4 “Search and Seizure” talks about, and legalizes “The rights of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches...

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us government

-- 3 substantial paragraphs each How is power shared between the state and federal governments and what argument did Hamilton and Madison make for a federal system? Explain enumerated powers and implied powers. What does the 10th Amendment say and with what two clauses of the Constitution does the 10th Amendment potentially conflict? There is no fixed principle on how power is to be shared among 3 branches or between states and federal government. Power shifts over time in response to what people...

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Feds vs Anti-Feds

Federalism is the division of power between national and state government. Anti-Federalists believe that power should be equal between the nation and state. An example of Federalism in the constitution is in the 10th amendment, which says that the power that the congress doesn’t have is given to the states. This divides power between congress (national government) and the state (local government). The federalists believed that the Articles of Confederation were too...

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Legal Brief Gideon V Wainwright

they can have a fair trial as same as the people could afford the attorney. It is said that the Gideon V. Wainwright was neither Conservative nor Liberal. Instead it was a Constitutional based that was relative to the VI Article of the Bill of Rights. But also some people say that the lawyers of the trial were liberal. The lawyers believed that both the poor people should have the same opportunities as the richer people have. Such as a poor person who could not afford an attorney, they could...

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