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5th Amendment

A prezi describing the 5th amendment and court cases that delt with this amendment

chace jackson

on 12 December 2012

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Transcript of 5th Amendment

The 5th Amendment The Text of the 5th Amendment Miranda v. Arizona Ruling The 5th amendment states that " 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 a rising 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 sha;; 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." Miranda Rights Miranda v. Arizona By: Chace Jackson What the 5th amendment means? The 5th amendment gives us the right to give ourselves privacy from police officers. Officers will need a warrant or your consent to search your belongings. This amendment also allows anyone to not be put on trial twice for the same offense, which is also known as 'Double Jeopardy'. Lastly it lets you have your rights of life, liberty, and property to where no one can take anything from you without due process. This case was ruled in favor of Miranda 5-4 by the Supreme Court. This case came in to play because of a man named Ernesto Miranda, he was charged with rape, kidnapping, and robbery. He was interrogated for 2 hours by police but was never informed of his Rights. At first Miranda was sentenced to 20-30 years in prison, but he appealed it to the supreme court and the Chief Justice ruled that the prosecution could not introduce Miranda's confession as evidence in the trial, because he was never read his rights. Bibliography www.pbs.org/wnet/supremecourt/rights/landmark_miranda.html


Chambers v. Florida In this famous court case, there were 40 african american men who were arrested for the murder of a white man, and these men were never informed of their Self- incrimination Clause. Because of that this case was thrown out. Pictures!
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