For Criminal justice
Examine the Bill of Rights
Unit 7 assignment
CJ500: Critical Legal Issues in Criminal Justice
Changes connected to due process protections and criminal procedures are the Fourteenth and Fifth Amendments to the US statute. The genuine copy of Fifth Amendments is “shall any person be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law” and the fourteenth Amendment “shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law”.
It is the understanding of the two amendments has been formed by the US Supreme Court. According to the US Supreme Court, these alterations apply to the State and to the persons in the United States. The due process protection extends to all administrative proceedings both criminal and civil in nature.
The due process must be practical. The Fourteenth Amendment is used to include the Bill of Rights so that it is useful to the states. The two amendments have been used to determine that laws that are unclear for the average citizen of their rights to due process are declared void. With regards to the criminal due process the requirements of the Fifth Amendment, and the Fourteenth Amenendment should be read along with the Eight Amendment. Excessive bail shall not be required, or excessive fines imposed, or cruel and unusual punishments inflicted”. These amendments collected assure that reliable procedures are in place that protects innocent people from being executed. The idea is that if innocent people are executed, it would mean cruel and excessive punishment.
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