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Important Constitutional Rights in a Trial Setting

Del Carmen, R. V. (2004). Criminal procedures: Law and practice (6th ed.). Belmont,
CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning.

Read Ch.13 in Criminal Procedures: Law and Practice.

Discuss which constitutional right is most valuable to an accused person during trial. Explain your reasoning.

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The US Constitution, especially the Bill of Rights guarantees the personal freedoms of any citizen especially when that individual is on trial for crimes that when they are convicted of will ensure their punishment & correction according to the Justice system. When one is confronted with such possibilities, legal advice would be about taking precedents & legal protection as accorded within the law, research guiding which would be best to use in defence of the accused - it has to fit the situation. For instance, when an individual is on trial for possession of fire ...

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The solution discusses the varied constitutionally guaranteed personal freedoms an individual has when he is stands accused in a trial setting. The solution then zeroes in on the 5th ammendment, concisely discussing why it is, during a trial the most important constitutional right he holds. Attached is a word version of the solution.