Law I

Law I

Example 1: The right of non-self-incrimination

IPhone has created a new feature that will allow you to use your fingerprint to unlock the phone vice using a PIN or password. The article stated that the 5th Amendment may not apply to the biometric-based fingerprints due to the fact that it reflects who we are, such as a password or PIN is something that is memory-based and it’s a need to know and remember. There are high chances that new technology will have an effect in the legal court system. Apple IPhone is a large growing company and it was a bold move to create a security system as such. The user should have knowledge of their rights prior to accepting the fingerprint vice the PIN or password. I think that this will cause major issues when it comes down to legal court systems.

Apple’s Fingerprint ID May Mean You Can’t ‘Take the Fifth’
By Marcia Hofmann 09.12.13

Example 2: The right to be judged by jury of peers

In the article I read, it discusses about accrediting a college for higher academic and education for the school as well as its students. The accreditors are part of the Higher Learning Commission, they are a jury of their peers that go through and investigate the school’s academic programs and education rating. I know that every parent looking at schools for their kids look at this type of information. It is important to send your child to a well-known accredited school, which will provide a higher level of education.

Wheaton College to be judged by peers for accreditation
By Philip Ryken 02.19.14

Example 3: Innocent until proven guilty

In Missouri they passed that all businesses that are taken to tax court will be presumed innocent until guilty. Previously companies of 500 employees or more would be guilty until proven innocent....

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