Constitutional protections constitutional

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Unformatted text preview: ht to competent counsel Eighth Freedom from excessive bail Freedom from cruel and unusual punishment *This right has not been applied to the States through the Fourteenth Amendment. Constitutional Protections Constitutional Fourth Amendment – protects individuals against unreasonable searches and seizures. Fifth Amendment – protects persons against self­incrimination, double jeopardy, and being charged with a capital crime except by grand jury indictment. Sixth Amendment – provides the accused with the right to a speedy and public trial, the opportunity to confront witnesses, process for obtaining witnesses, and the right to counsel. Chapter 6 Chapter Discovery limited Louisiana (most states): No Depositions Chapter 6 Chapter Bench or jury trial Voir Dire—challenges Chapter 6 Chapter Guilty defendant right to appeal Not Guilty—no appeal for state Chapter 6 Chapter Sentence—Judge except for capital punishment Chapter 6 Chapter U.S. v. Radtke Tax fraud challenge evidence Court uphold conviction Chapter 6 Chapter People v. Farell Minimum sentence required Defendant argue law not apply to theft of trade secret Court—law does apply Chapter 6 Chapter State v. Kelm Post dated check—bounce...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2013 for the course BLAW 3201 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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