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Chapter 1 I. Barron Vs. Baltimore (1833) 1. Supreme Court Ruled provisions of Bill of Rights apply only to Federal Governments and not state or local. II. 14 th Amendment 1. Citizenship/ due process clause/equal protection clause 2. Applies to state and local government 3. Due process clause—provision from the 5 th Amendment III.Hurtado Vs. California (1884) 1. 5 th Amendment grand jury provision 2. Hurtado was charged with murder and charged by prosecutor (information) 3. Hurtado’s lawyer argued that the Fifth Amendment right to a grand jury should be considered part of the due process provided by the 14 th Amendment. 4. Cant be prosecuted for a federal crime without being indicted by a grand jury 5. Supreme Court ruled in favor of California. IV. Palko Vs. Connecticut 1. Palko was being charged for killing a police officer 2. He was charged with 2 nd degree murder 3. The state appealed due to errors made in the trial and asked for a new trial(granted) 4. Palko was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course CJ 275 taught by Professor Dow during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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