Amendments 5 8
Justice AmendmentsStreaming Video - 2006
This program thoroughly analyzes the text of Amendments 5, 6, 7, and 8 to provide a complete understanding of the laws that are the foundation of the American criminal justice system. Specific rights outlined in the 5th Amendment that are explained include: the grand jury and indictment process, "double jeopardy," self-incrimination and "the right to remain silent," and due process of law. The rights guaranteed in the 6th Amendment for the accused in criminal prosecutions are discussed along with the procedures to be followed in criminal trials. The right of trial by jury in civil cases, bail procedures, and the elimination of excessive fines and cruel and unusual punishment as guaranteed in the 7th and 8th Amendments are discussed.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1998.
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (15 min.) :,sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Justice amendments