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NDAA Violates Constitution- Judge Napolitano-PT 1

NDAA allows anyone in the U.S or abroad. to be charged with a crime and taken away never to be seen again without due process. It is a dangerous and unconsti...
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The judge Napolitano violates the constitution. The NDAA was allowing the person to be locked away forever without a court case. The person isn't given a process or a fair case. It is an unconstitutional act and violates our rights. 

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The Sixth Amendment

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The text, origins, and meaning of the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects suspects' rights to a jury, to a speedy trial, and to an attorney.
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This website gives information about the accused's rights by the sixth amendment. Juvenile defendants are not entitled to a jury trial under the Sixth Amendment. Everyone who is tried for a criminal offence is given an attorney. You also have the right to an impartial jury. The case also has to take place in the district where the crime was commited. 

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Campaign organizes to push back against Obama provision to arrest Americans : Indybay

Campaign organizes to push back against Obama provision to arrest Americans : Indybay | 6th Amendment | Scoop.it
Detention prevention strategy goes national The bill explains that the president “has asserted that the Authorization for the Use of Military Force, enacted in 2001, authorizes the president to indefinitely detain, without charge, any person, including...
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The Obama provision to arrest Americans is being pushed back, heavily in Texas specifically. They claim the provision violates habeas corpus, the First Amendment, the Fourth Amendment, the Fifth Amendment, the Sixth Amendment, the Eighth Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment.

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Two Rulings in Sixth Amendment Cases Stand

Two Rulings in Sixth Amendment Cases Stand | 6th Amendment | Scoop.it
The Mississippi Supreme Court has refused to reconsider its decisions in two cases dealing with the issue of a defendant's right to confront his accusers.
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The supreme court of Missippi has denied the allowance of two court cases of letting the defandant to confront his accusers, which the defandant has a right to. People argue that this is contradicting the sixth amendment. The state has allowed this by using secondhand testimony rule. The man in the specific case had said that it violates his rights and was denied a fair trial.

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D210 Board Member Defends High-profile DUI Case: Does it Compromise School District?

D210 Board Member Defends High-profile DUI Case: Does it Compromise School District? | 6th Amendment | Scoop.it
Should the responsibilities of a school board member be a consideration when it comes to the professional workplace?
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Retired White Sox's player who works in a school district now is charged with a DUI. He is protected by the 6th amendment but the school board don't think that he should have a public case considering he works with children.

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Blood on the Tracks: The Aurora Theater Shooting Hearing

Blood on the Tracks: The Aurora Theater Shooting Hearing | 6th Amendment | Scoop.it
Mass murder suspect James Holmes stared straight ahead in a Colorado court Monday morning when police witnesses broke down on the witness stand.
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James Holmes made no effort to run away after the shooting and didn't resist the court case. He is protected by the 6th amendment and despite his crimes. He has the right to a speedy court and a public trial.

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Defending a Serial Killer:The Sixth Amendment and John Wayne Gacy--College of DuPage

http://cod.edu The COD Constitution Day Committee is pleased to announce Sam Amirante as this year's honored speaker who will help us celebrate Constitution ...
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This man was that defended the Gacy case. John Gacy was a serial killer. Sam Amirante defended him and talks about the Sixth Amendment and about defending Gacy. He explains the impact of the Constitution in this specific court case. He explains how we are lucky to live in a world where we have many rights and are given fairness in a court case specifically in Gacy's case. 

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GPO-CONAN-2002-9-7.pdf

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This website gives the information about the right of the accused. It says how we are protected to a fair trial. Also we are allowed to have witnesses and a quick case. We are not protected against an overruling or a "nice" judge. We are also allowed to have a public trial and a jury is allowed to be there. 

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Supreme Court weighs overturning sentencing precedent

Supreme Court weighs overturning sentencing precedent | 6th Amendment | Scoop.it
The high court appeared divided on whether to issue a rare reversal of a precedent that lets judges, rather than juries, conduct fact-finding that could result in longer minimum sentences.
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The Supreme court does guarentee you to a "tender-hearted judge" and doesn't protect a right to judicial leniency. The article talks about how a nice judge isn't required and is not a right you have under the sixth amendment. The supreme court does not overrule often but may and it happens and is not protected. In the specific court cases the judge didn't believe the evidence and had over ruled. The sixth amendment has no protection against this and is allowed.

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Your Bill of Rights - TIME

The sixth amendment guarantees the right to a speedy trial by jury in the district where the crime was committed and the opportunity to question witnesses. It's fundamental to modern...
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The sixth amendment is important is because the public trial will allow witnesses who live by the person being sued to participate in the court case. The public trial also takes place where the crime was commited. 

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Held Without Retrial for 11,800 Days, Texas Inmate Still Waits for Justice

Held Without Retrial for 11,800 Days, Texas Inmate Still Waits for Justice | 6th Amendment | Scoop.it
A convicted murderer was granted a new trial in 1980. He never got one. So what's he still doing in a state prison 32 years later?
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A convicted murderer was in jail for 32 years but he never recieved his due court case have 11,800 days. This goes against the man's rights in the sixt amendment and is an unfair case. The man has a right to the court case but never recieved it. 

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