Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution Essay | Essay

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The Sixth Amendment

Summary: Some history of the 6th Amendment ratification: who, when and how? The thorough analysis of the major rights it provides: speedy and public trial, impartial jury, the right to be informed of the nature and reason of accusation and also be confronted with the witness against him as well as obtaining witness in his favor.
The Sixth Amendment was ratified on December 15, 1791. It guarantees rights related to criminal prosecutions in federal courts and it was ruled that these rights are fundamental and important. The Sixth Amendment gives the accused the right to speedy and public trial by the impartial jury. The accused has the right to be informed of the nature and reason of accusation and also be confronted with the witness against him as well as obtaining witness in his favor. In this research paper I will provide a thorough analysis of these above rights and give some history of the 6th Amendment.

The Sixth Amendment was written by George Mason, who was a mentor of George Washington. It was written just a month before the Declaration of Independence. With few changes it was included into the Virginia Declaration of Rights adopted in 1776. The Six Amendment was number 8 in Mason's writings and...

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