SIXTH AMENDMENT

LAMAR BURNS

SIXTH AMENDMENT STATED IN A CONSTITUTION

"The Sixth Amendment." Constitutional Amendments: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. Detroit: UXL, 2008. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.

AMENDMENT BASICS

Accused person must be allowed to be a lawyer.He must be told of the charges and must see and hear the witness against him and of her.

DESCRIPTION OF AMENDMENT

Studies the historical origins of the sixth amendment of the U.S. constitution. You must be allowed to be a lawyer even then you are accused.

SUPREME COURT CASE

a.Miller-el vs Dretke in 2005

b. The U.s. Supreme Court ruled the defenders of the sixth amendment right to a impartial jury was violated when the Texas court permitted prosecutors to strike ten to eleven African Americans.

c. The capital crimes require jurors not only to decide a defenders guilt but also to decide wheither to impose a death penalty

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