Fifth Amendment; The Right to Remain Silent

Fifth Amendment; The Right to Remain Silent

by Harvey Fireside
     
 

This book looks at the people and the history behind the passage of the Fifth Amendment, which prohibits people from being tried twice for the same crime and permits arrested people to remain silent and not be forced to testify against themselves in trials. The Fifth Amendment also forbids the federal government from depriving anyone of life, liberty, or property… See more details below

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Overview

This book looks at the people and the history behind the passage of the Fifth Amendment, which prohibits people from being tried twice for the same crime and permits arrested people to remain silent and not be forced to testify against themselves in trials. The Fifth Amendment also forbids the federal government from depriving anyone of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. A discussion of the ramifications for today's society is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780894908941
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
Constitution Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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