5TH AMENDMENT

De'Jia Price

as written in the constitution

no person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous 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 or war or public danger; nor shall any person be subjected for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a 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 compensation capital crime = serious crimes can sequence a death penalty Grand Jury.

THE AMENDMENT IN MY WORDS

No man or woman can be held in a court of law under unless summoned by a grand jury or be indicted for the same crime twice or be indicted by him or her itself.

OJ Simpson Trial

On the 7th of September in 1995, OJ Simson was tried for the murder of his wife. While on trial Detective Mark Fuhrman invoked the fifth amendment and refused to testify for Simpsons case. In other words, Simpson was found guilty and in 2008 was sentenced to 33 years in federal prison with an eligiblility for parole in 2017.
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