What does the 5th and 6th Amendment have to do with one’s right to a fair trial?A short reply would suffice, thanks.
Annotations to the Fifth Amendment start athttp://www.law.cornell.edu/anncon/html/amdt5toc_user.html FIFTH AMENDMENT 1273RIGHTS OF PERSONS 1273INDICTMENT BY GRAND JURY 1273DOUBLE JEOPARDY 1279Development and Scope 1279Reprosecution Following Mistrial 1284Reprosecution Following Acquittal 1288Acquittal by Jury 1290Acquittal by the Trial Judge 1290Trial Court Rulings Terminating Trial Before Verdict 1291FIFTH AMENDMENT 1293RIGHTS OF PERSONS 1293Reprosecution Following Conviction 1293Reprosecution After Reversal on Defendant’s Appeal 1293Sentence Increases 1295“For the Same Offence” 1297Legislative Discretion as to Multiple Sentences 1297The “Same Transaction” Problem 1301FIFTH AMENDMENT 1302RIGHTS OF PERSONS 1302SELF–INCRIMINATION 1302Development and Scope 1302The Power To Compel Testimony and Disclosure 1312Immunity 1312Required Records Doctrine 1315Reporting and Disclosure 1317FIFTH AMENDMENT 1321RIGHTS OF PERSONS 1321SELF–INCRIMINATION 1321Confessions: Police Interrogation, Due Process, and Self– Incrimination 1321The Common Law Rule 1322McNabb–Mallory Doctrine 1323State Confession Cases 1324From the Voluntariness Standard to Miranda 1327Miranda v. Arizona 1330FIFTH AMENDMENT 1340RIGHTS OF PERSONS 1340The Operation of the Exclusionary Rule 1340Supreme Court Review 1340Procedure in the Trial Courts 1341DUE PROCESS 1343History and Scope 1343Scope///The Fifth:No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence 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 of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.The Sixth is annotated athttp://www.law.cornell.edu/anncon/html/amdt6toc_user.html RIGHTS OF ACCUSED IN CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL Development of an Absolute Right to Counsel at Trial Powell v. Alabama Johnson v. Zerbst Betts v. Brady and Progeny Gideon v. Wainwright Protection of the Right to Retained Counsel Effective Assistance of Counsel Self–Representation Right to Assistance of Counsel in Nontrial Situations Judicial Proceedings Before Trial Custodial Interrogation Lineups and Other Identification Situations Post–Conviction Proceedings Noncriminal and Investigatory Proceedings///The Sixth: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, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, 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 defense.I hope this information is helpful.
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