Common Assignment Prepare a written analysis of the impact of the 4th 5th 6th 8th and the 14th Amendments to the US Constitution

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In a paper 7-9 pages in length

Common Assignment: Prepare a written analysis of the impact of the 4th, 5th, 6th 8th and the 14th Amendments to the US Constitution in processing offenders through the criminal justice system. Explain the concept of due process as applied to the U.S. Constitution.

  • What due process rights are contained in the US Constitution? Give examples.
  • What is procedural due process and why does it exist?
  • Do you think any of these rights should be revoked at any time? Which ones?
  • What made you choose those?
  • To what extent does procedural due process hinder or strengthen the criminal justice system?

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Running Head: THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

The United States Constitution
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THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

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The United States Constitution
Introduction
According to Chemerinsky (2016), prior to the Fourteenth Amendment, the phrases “due
process” as well as the laws of the land were often used in an interchangeable manner. In 1787,
New York was the first state to use the term in its Bill of rights. Further application led to the
adoption of the concept in Federal Laws. The current paper seeks to examine the various factors
that relate to the concept of due process as applied to the U.S. Constitution
The concept of due process as applied to the U.S. Constitution
“The law of the land” as well as “legal judgment of peers” are among the terms that have
often been used to describe the concept of due process. Due process refers to the requirement
that has been set down by the law that seeks to ascertain that the state respects the legal rights
that a person has. It is a guarantee that is contained in the institution preventing the government
from partaking in actions that may impact American citizens in a manner that is abusive. In the
current legal setting, all the courts are mandated to operate under standards that are clearly
defined so as to ensure that the personal liberty of the people is protected (McCloskey &
Levinson, 2016). In the interpretation of the concept, it has often been referred to as laws that are
limiting as well as legal proceeds. This gives the judges the mandate to define as well as
guarantee what can be determined to be fair and just. In the constitution, the concept can be
found in the fifth as well as the fourteenth amendment. The Fifth Amendment is only applicable
to the American government and also its courts as well as agencies. The protection that emanates

THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

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from the concept as per the Fourteenth Amendment extends to all the governments functional in
all the American states, the agencies and even the courts.

What due process rights are contained in the US Constitution? Give examples.

There are several rights which are applicable to the concept of due process that were
formulated by Henry Friendly who was a judge at the time. These rights apply to due processes
that are of a civil nature. Among the rights to be considered include access to a tribunal that...

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