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Please watch this discussion of the Fifth Amendment
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 of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject 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 just compensation.
- Understand and explain the constitutional protections in the Fifth Amendment.
- Define and explain the grand jury process.
- Define and explain the difference between an indictment and a trial.
- Read the National Constitution Center on the Fifth Amendment.
- Watch the Khan Academy video on the Fifth Amendment.
- Bram v. United States 168 US 532 (1897)
- Frazier v. Cupp 394 US 731 (1969)
- Arizona v. Fulminante 499 US 279 (1991)
- Spano v. New York 360 US 315 (1959)
- Dunaway v. New York 442 US 200 (1979)