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    Explain due process. Discuss in detail exclusions that can result from obtaining coerced confessions.

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    Due process is mentioned in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. The Fifth Amendment says to the federal government that no one shall be "deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law." The Fourteenth Amendment, ratified in 1868, uses the same eleven words, called the Due Process Clause, to describe a legal obligation of all states. These words have as their central premise an assurance that all ...

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    This solution provides an explanation of the legal term "due process." Additionally, the solution discusses exclusions because of confessions obtained through coercion.