Rights of the Accused Comic Strip
Updated: 12/25/2020
Rights of the Accused Comic Strip

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  • Rights of the Accused Comic Strip
  • Rights of the Accused!
  • The 4th Amendment
  • Why are you searching my house? Isn't that illegal?
  • It is not illegal because a judge gave me a warrant which permits me to search your property for evidence of crime.
  • The 5th Amendment
  • Okay, then we will repeat your trial until you give me an answer I like.
  • Speak now or your punishment will be worse!
  • The 5th Amendment also says that I will not be tried for the same crime twice.
  • The 5th Amendment states that I am not to be forced into testifying against myself.
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  • The 6th Amendment
  • You are going to have a trial in California. You are accused of stealing a car. You may call a witness.
  • The 4th Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. Police can search property for evidence of crime as long a they have a warrant.
  • The 7th Amendment
  • I want a trial! Doesn't the Bill of Rights say I have the right to a trial?
  • The 5th Amendment gives many rights to the person on trial such as saving them from self-incrimination, double jeopardy, and also gives them the right to the due process of law. The 5th Amendment also contains the right to own property.
  • The 8th Amendment
  • Haha you must be starving!
  • The 6th Amendment states that all criminals have the right to a fair and speedy public trial. The trial must be held in the state where the crime was committed, and the accused must know the accusations against them. The accused are allowed to call upon a witness.
  • The 7th Amendment guarantees a trial by jury, except in civil cases under $20.00.
  • I'm sorry, but the Constitution does not give trials in civil cases less than $20.00.
  • The 8th Amendment protects prisoners from cruel and unusual punishments. It also says that the court cannot charge excess amounts of money for bail.
  • The 8th Amendment says that I should not be punished in any cruel or unusual way.
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