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The 6th Amendment - American Gov Project

This is a viedo of the 6th amendment. Was made for our American Governent class.
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This video is about a kid who was hit by a car. The cops showed up and read them there rights and said that according to the sixth amendment they have the right to a speedy trial with no delay. They go to court and sort out the problem

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U.S. soldier pleads case after Sixth Amendment violation

U.S. soldier pleads case after Sixth Amendment violation | Kyle Capo-6 | Scoop.it
UWIRE — Pfc. Bradley Manning made headlines in 2010 when he was arrested for the leak of around 250,000 private documents concerning operations in Iraq and Afghanistan to the website WikiLeaks, known for its mission of transparency in government.
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This article is about a U.S military solider who was arrested forthe leak of around 250,000 private documents concerning operations in Iraq and Afghanistan to the website WikiLeaks. The defendents lawyer says that charges should be dropped because the court failed to give the defendent his sixth amendment.

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Illinois Supreme Court dodges Sixth Amendment question

Illinois Supreme Court dodges Sixth Amendment question | Kyle Capo-6 | Scoop.it
The Illinois Supreme Court last year decided to review a case that asks a question that touches every criminal prosecution: When does a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to an attorney begin? A...
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This news article talk about a gang member who was put in prison for 55 years. While he was in prison his lawyer found out that the court did not give him is sixth amendment. The defendent and lawyer brought that up to court and was figuring out ways to shorten the sentence.  

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The Sixth Amendment Explained: The Constitution for Dummies Series

The 6th Amendment to the US Constitution and the right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury explained. Continuing the Constitution for Dummies S...
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This video talks about what the sixth amendment was. It also shows when it was made and how it was made. It talks about parts in histroy when it was used.

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Sixth Amendment: Speedy Trial by an Impartial Jury (1791) | Bill of Rights Institute

Sixth Amendment: Speedy Trial by an Impartial Jury (1791) | Bill of Rights Institute | Kyle Capo-6 | Scoop.it
Americapedia Sixth Amendment: Speedy Trial by an Impartial Jury (1791) Defendants have the right to a quick trial by a jury of people who are not involved
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In this article they talk about the sixth amendment gives you the right to have a speedy trial by an impartial Jury. They also talk about how the trial must take place where the alleged crime took place. They also say that trials were a chech on tryannical government.

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Sixth Amendment ruling on Harrison County case sets no precedent (AP analysis)

Sixth Amendment ruling on Harrison County case sets no precedent (AP analysis) | Kyle Capo-6 | Scoop.it
Legal scholars say the right to confront witnesses has been weaker in practice as most people believe and has been trumped by state exceptions allowing secondhand testimony.
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This article talks about how in the case the court did not pay enough attention to the sixth amendment. The court did not fullfill it. It doesnt matter right now because the defendent was still charged but it shows that the court needs to pay attention more.

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Failing the Sixth Amendment's Promise of Right to Counsel

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Instead of ensuring budgets for proper counsel for the poor, many states have gone the other way and slashed funding for public defenders offices. That is no way to honor, let alone uphold, a fundamental constitutional right.
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This article talks about how the constiution has changed over the years and how it did not always fullfill all the amendments. Many cases defendents were not given a counsel even know they couldnt afoord it. Many cases people were not given sixth amendment.

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No new trial for defendant who discovered pitfalls of proceeding pro se | The Indiana Lawyer

No new trial for defendant who discovered pitfalls of proceeding pro se | The Indiana Lawyer | Kyle Capo-6 | Scoop.it
A defendant’s request for a do-over after representing himself at trial and being found guilty was denied by the Indiana Court of Appeals with the admonishment “proceeding pro se is riddled with pitfalls.” Adrian Jackson appealed his conviction on...
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This news article is about how the court did not worn the defendent or bring up his speedy trial amendment. The defendent is starting to get angry about itand is taking on the court. He was sent to 30 years in prison.

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6th Amendment | Right to a Speedy Trial | Miranda Rights | Public Trial | Impartial Jury | Notice of Charges | Lawyers | Attorneys | Law Firms | Attorneys | Lawyers | Law Firms

6th Amendment | Right to a Speedy Trial | Miranda Rights | Public Trial | Impartial Jury | Notice of Charges | Lawyers | Attorneys | Law Firms | Attorneys | Lawyers | Law Firms | Kyle Capo-6 | Scoop.it
The 6th amendment is home to some of our most important constitutional protections such as the right to a speedy public trial and notice of charges against us.
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In this article they talk about how the Supreme Court doesnt always come to the issue of a speedy trial. They also say that there is a four part test to determine weather the persons speedy trial has been violated. If a crime carries for six months or fewer the defendent might only be tried by a judge.

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Sixth Amendment | U.S. Constitution | LII / Legal Information Institute

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They talk about the sixth amendemnt and how it gives you the right for a speedy trial. It also says that you can choose your own witnesses so they can help you win your case.

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