The congress committee and the fifth amendment of the

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the congress committee and the fifth amendment of the American constitution, individual should not be questioned for any capital or any infamous crime without any presentment of a grand jury. The Fifth Amendment was exceptional for those in the navy and military during war or national danger. The amendment limited police procedure by creating new constitutional rights. First, one should go by grand jury for indictment before any incrimination for any felonies or crime (Amar, 1995). Another amendment was the prohibition of double jeopardy. Third, it was rightful to self- incriminate. All criminal defendants were entitled to a fair trial. Finally, the government had no right to seize private property with no due compensation as per the market value.
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