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The Sixth Amendment

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Hanna Myckleby

on 12 March 2014

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Transcript of The Sixth Amendment

why did the founding fathers add the amendment?
The amendment gives the right to...

a speedy trial
The Sixth Amendment
by Nate Beseman, Halle Hickman, and Hanna Myckleby

what could happen if this amendment wasn't guaranteed?
if this wasn't guaranteed to this, then some people would have a unfair trail.
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 where in the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature's 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 defensive.
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How it protects us
Court Powers
individuals don't get an unfair trial due to media publicity.
they wanted to protect basic rights and liberties in jail.
may force people to go to court by using summons
Explanation of the 6th Amendment
A Fair Jury
what would happen if this amendment wasn't guaranteed to everyone?
then not everyone would have a fair, speedy trial.
may be allowed an attorney if wanted
and a chance to confront the accusing witness
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