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 To what extent does procedural due process hinders or strengthens the criminal justice system?

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The Court in recent years has held that practically all the criminal procedural guarantees of the Bill of Rights—the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments—are fundamental to state criminal justice systems and that the absence of one or the other particular guarantees denies a suspect or a defendant due process of law under the Fourteenth Amendment. Further, the Court has held that the due process clause protects against practices and policies which violate precepts of fundamental fairness, even if they do not violate specific guarantees of the Bill of Rights. The standard query in such cases is whether the challenged practice or policy violates a fundamental principle of liberty and justice which inheres in the very idea of a free government and is the inalienable right of a citizen of such government
For instance, In re Winship, 397 U.S. 358 (1970), held that, despite the absence of a specific constitutional provision requiring proof beyond a reasonable doubt in criminal cases, such proof is a due process requiremente inalienable right of a citizen of such government.


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I need  1 or 2 references for this assignment.

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Neubauer, David W. America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System. Belmont, CA [u.a.: Wadsworth [u.a., 2012. Print.

Cole, George F, and Marc G. Gertz. The Criminal Justice System: Politics and Policies. Belmont, Calif: Wadsworth, 2011. Print.

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