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Unformatted text preview: amendment was enacted at a time when we were at war in our homeland. It has been a long time since there has been a need for American soldiers to be sheltered. Since the writing of this bill the American military has evolved to no longer need shelter from the common people. We can now erect temporary shelters when necessary, that is if we were to have another war on American soil. Amendment six would be extremely important to me if I were suddenly arrested for a crime which I did not commit. This amendment entitles the accused to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury, and also states that the accused will have the chance to be confronted with the witnesses against him. But the most important part is that even if the accused cannot afford a lawyer, that person is still entitled to legal representation....
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- Winter '10
- Government, Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, President of the United States, important amendment