The 5th Amendment

By: Ally Hewitt

The 5th Amendment as written in the Constitution

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise in famous crime unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life limb, nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.

Court Case: Miranda v.s. Arizona June 13, 1966

In the Court Case of Miranda v.s. Arizona a man named Miranda was arrested and then interragated by two policemen. This resulted in Miranda giving them a full and signed confession. He was finally found guilty for kidnapping and rape. He has also sentenced 20-30 years for each charge. Miranda's right were not violated because he gave the police a signed confession.
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