5th Amendment To The United States Constitution: Article Analysis

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The 5th Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the people from the government who may attempt to force a self-incriminating confession for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime. The only time that pleading the fifth is not possible is during presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury that discusses cases arising in the Militia or public danger. What this means in layman terms is that one has the right to remain silent and not have to take the stand during his or her trial. The issue in the article pertains to the reason as to why the national missing-children’s movement was sparked. It all began back in 1979 when young Etan Patz disappeared on his way to school. In order to fuel awareness to missing children, Etan’s parents established
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