The Fifth Amendment: The Right To Remain Silent (constitution (springfield, Union County, N.j.).)
Author : Harvey Fireside
Publisher : Enslow Pub Inc
Published Year : 1998
Format : Library Binding, 128 pages
Dimensions : 6.28 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.51 (d)
ISBN : 0894908944
ISBN13 : 9780894908941
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.
An overview of the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution, which defines and protects a citizen's rights within the legal system.