The Sixth Amendment

The Amendment of Trial By: Malcolm Seaton

These Are The Rights That This Amendment Guarentees


  • The right that ensures a speedy trial




  • The right that ensures a public trial






  • The right that ensures a trial by jury




  • The right to counsel




  • The right that provides the rights to the accused




  • The right that provides the Confrontation Clause

Self-Representation

On March 4, 2015, in Calumet City,Illinois a man by the name of Hakeem El Bey represented himself in a district court. His charge was two counts of mail fraud and six counts of filing false claims. The judge, then was denied the right to preside over this case. He was challenged for not having a attorney or any formal legal traning. However, this was rejected because the challenge was unconstitutional.