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  1. 2. In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense. <ul><li>A quick and public trial </li></ul><ul><li>A jury that is impartial or unbiased towards the case </li></ul><ul><li>Be tried in the district where the crime was committed </li></ul><ul><li>Habeas corpus </li></ul><ul><li>Both parties (prosecution and defense) can direct and cross (question) a witness </li></ul><ul><li>Be represented by a lawyer </li></ul>Right to: Amendment VI: what does it say?
  2. 3. Amendment VI: Why was it added to the constitution? <ul><li>-secures equal/fair trials </li></ul><ul><li>-protects natural rights </li></ul><ul><li>-without it people of higher importance would have advantages and would commit crime </li></ul><ul><li>-every person deserves a lawyer </li></ul><ul><li>--“habeas corpus”-those charged must be informed with what they’re trialed for </li></ul><ul><li>-cross examination  gives different perspective </li></ul>
  3. 4. Amendment VI: why is it important? <ul><li>Speedy Trial </li></ul><ul><li>Public Trial Clause </li></ul><ul><li>Right to Trial by Jury </li></ul><ul><li>Arraignment Clause </li></ul><ul><li>The Confrontation Clause </li></ul><ul><li>The Compulsory Process Clause </li></ul><ul><li>The Right to Council Clause </li></ul>
  4. 5. Amendment VI: How does it apply to the United States today? <ul><li>Guidelines for the Judicial Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Trials </li></ul><ul><li>- Equality and unbiased </li></ul>
  5. 6. A m e n d m e n t IX <ul><li>What does it say ? </li></ul>The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. <ul><li>Rights of the people are not limited to the rights that are listed in the Constitution and Bill of Rights </li></ul><ul><li>There are more rights that exist that are not stated </li></ul><ul><li>Catered to Anti-Federalist’s main concern </li></ul>
  6. 7. A m e n d m e n t IX Why was it added to the constitution? <ul><li>enumerated rights=limited powers-people can still have certain rights even if its not specifically in the Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Important rights don’t have to be listed but are still known </li></ul><ul><li>-“necessary and proper” applied to rights </li></ul><ul><li>With change in time new laws are needed </li></ul>
  7. 8. A m e n d m e n t IX Why is it important? <ul><li>Constitution couldn’t cover all rights </li></ul><ul><li>This clause leaves room for more freedoms </li></ul>
  8. 9. A m e n d m e n t IX How does it apply to the United States Today? <ul><li>Changes in Society </li></ul><ul><li>Causes conflict in situations like abortion </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>•       Rucklos, Mercedes.  “My Life in Pixels”.  Gilterbye . 15 June, 2008. < >.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>•       “ United States Constitution.” 1930: Census Resources For Genealogy . 1997=2008.  < >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>•         Monk, Linda. “Interactive Constitution.” National Constitution Center .  2003. < >. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The 6 th Amendment.” Revolutionary-war-and-beyond. 2008-2009. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The 9 th Amendment.” Revolutionary-war-and-beyond. 2008-2009. </li></ul>