Due Process 14th Amendment

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DUE PROCESS: 14th AMENDMENT Name Tutor College Course Date The supreme court of the US judicial system has provided the protections and prohibitions that safeguard rights of human beings through the clause contained in the 14th amendment in the Bill of Rights. These jurisdictions have to be adhered to by the local governments and the state in ensuring that rights and interests of all human beings governed by the Bill of Rights have been ensured. Which of the protections available to criminal offenders through the Bill of Rights do not currently apply to the states? In the Bill of Rights, two protections are taking care of the criminals but are not applicable among the state members. These protections include indictment by grand jury and the protection against large fines and bails in criminal courts (Latzer, 2007). According to the indictment by grand jury, criminal accusations and charges cannot be laid against a person who was trying to defend the public without any personal interest. According to this protection, only an independent grand jury can determine the case with warranted evidence that the accused committed a criminal offense (Latzer, 2007). A grand jury is an independent body that conducts investigations on an acclaimed criminal offense and comes up with a decision on whether the person/s should be charged or not. This protection is only applied in federal court system but does not apply to the states, making to be one of the protections that only apply to criminals but not states. The eighth amendment in the constitution of America insulates criminals against high fines and bails by courts if accused of any criminal activities. This protection is a part of the Bill of Rights that has been set forth by the American constitution and is meant to safeguard the rights of criminals. In this

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