Due Process Clauses Of The Fifth Amendment

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Due Process According to the due process clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments, we have due process of law which states that no person will be deprived of life, liberty, or property. This simply means that the government is to follow fair procedures. All individuals should be treated fairly and ‘attention’ should be given to their side of the story. The clauses in the Fifth Amendment mean that individuals are protected from the actions of the federal government. Without a grand jury investigation, a person cannot be accused of severe wrongdoing. It also does not allow a person to be tried for the same crime twice. Even though due process seems to be a fair procedure, the end results may not be what the accused person was hoping…show more content…
How fair would it be for an officer or any other government official to accuse a person without just cause? I am sure this happens quite often. It is very important that there be some type of reasonable cause if a person’s rights are going to be violated, especially for no reason whatsoever. This would definitely be a violation of our rights. It seems like we always tend to place a label on a person that has been accused of a crime as either guilty or not guilty. This is usually done without allowing the person accused of due process. It would allow a person that has been arrested and accused of a crime to proceed to a hearing before a court of law, hoping to be able to prove his or her innocence, but quite possibly proving his or her guilt. Hopefully, all accused are treated fairly and need to be absolutely certain that all those accused who are innocent are not wrongly sentenced to jail or prison. People expect nothing but justice to be done so that they can maintain a feeling of being safe. According to Packer’s Due Process Model, any person that has been accused of committing a crime is to be protected by the criminal justice system. The entire process is fair and if you are accused of committing a crime, then your rights are
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